To support various creative placemaking activities, facilitated by Hunter Franks, that will inspire robust engagement and change perceptions of place in Knight communities.
To include Knight-community libraries in the creation of a national digital library network
To develop the model YMCA Newcomer-Immigrant Program which will be implemented in seven Knight communities and then replicated nationally to support the successful integration of immigrants into our communities
To introduce educators in Knight communities to action civics through the Mikva Challenge's 'New Civics Practitioners Conference' in June 2015.
For 2007 general operating support
For 2008 general operating support
To bring Springboard for the Arts' Community Supported Art program to Knight Foundation's eight communities over the next two years, inspiring local art movements
To analyze the impact of federal and state budget proposals on Knight priority areas and help grant partners access and use budget and tax policy data
Bringing people together to connect and engage in four Knight resident cities (Charlotte, Macon, Philadelphia and San Jose) with a musical swings installation that plays music when used and more complex melodies when people collaborate to use them together.