To support the opening and closing productions of the University Musical Society's (U.M.S.) "Renegade" series, celebrating the artist Phillip Glass through the production of "Einstein on the Beach", as well as a Michael Tilson Thomas residency
To help the Arab American National Museum (AANM) document the impact and aftermath of 9/11 on Arab Americans in four Michigan cities
To support cross-cultural understanding through a forum that focuses on the role of arts in building and engaging communities.
To support ArtPlace, a creative place-making initiative that uses investments in the arts and other creative assets to shape the social, physical and economic character of cities, towns and communities across the U.S.
For the BME Fund which will provide grants to black men in Detroit and Philadelphia who have shared their stories and are engaging others in strengthening their cities
To provide opportunities for cultural exchange by supporting the Michigan Philharmonics' Bollywood Music Festival at the Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts in Detroit, Mich
To offer year-round enrichment activities, including art and movement appreciation, and expansion of the African Drum and Dance program
To enhance the ability of the Detroit region's creative community to build out a comprehensive, actionable vision by inventorying and mapping creative sector assets
For the redesign of core exhibits, curriculum materials to serve as tools for educators, transportation and admission for underserved and at-risk students
For a computer training program and wireless Internet service for a Knight-targeted neighborhood
To strengthen a key neighborhood's Internet and digital access capability by helping expand a successful pilot to a Community Technical Center
To strengthen the new Office of Neighborhood Investment program set up by Detroit's mayor by supporting a key position that links the city to the philanthropic community