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Ohio & Erie Canalway Towpath Trail

To increase civic engagement in Akron by enhancing the historical Towpath Trail as the civic, recreational and transportation spine for the city.

Knowledge Engine By Wikipedia

To advance new models for finding information by supporting stage one development of the Knowledge Engine by Wikipedia, a system for discovering reliable and trustworthy public information on the Internet.

Knight International Journalism Fellowships

To promote journalism excellence and digital innovation by supporting the Knight International Journalism Fellowships at the International Center for Journalists, with a focus on disseminating fellows' expertise in the United States.


To help attract and retain diverse talent through the launch of PowerMoves@Miami, which will primarily support and propel black entrepreneurs and create on-ramps into Miami's startup ecosystem from underrepresented areas of the community.

Expanding Politifact

To promote nonpartisan factchecking journalism techniques in the digital age by supporting the expansion of Politifact onto Medium

Frontline Emblematic VR

To support excellence and innovation in journalism through virtual reality experiments with Frontline and Emblematic Group, exploring issues of technology, technique and ethics in this new medium.

Knight-Crane Hall

To promote an informed and engaged community in Charlotte by supporting the renovation of the new Knight-Crane Hall at Queens University, home of the James L. Knight School of Communication, by providing technology and lab and field equipment.

Carolina Civic Theatre goes digital

To foster civic engagement by providing technology planning and tools to transform a historic movie theater into an active public space in the heart of Uptown Charlotte.

Trees Charlotte

To help Trees Charlotte grow the city's celebrated tree canopy, which contributes to the beauty of the city's public spaces and enhances robust public life.

Trees Charlotte endowment

To enhance public life and the beauty of public spaces in Charlotte by creating the endowed Knight Charlotte Canopy Restoration Fund in support of TreesCharlotte, a public-private partnership committed to maintaining and expanding the tree canopy of the city.

Billy Penn

To promote audience engagement on new platforms by supporting Billy Penn, a local news service for mobile, to create an evolving, interactive real-time guide about experiments with mobile news.

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