To support Cesar Trasobares in researching, writing and editing a book based on the lives of three acclaimed Cuban-born artists, emphasizing the impact that Miami had on their practice.
To support the Spanish translation of the book, 'Cubans: An Epic Journey,' produced by Facts About Cuban Exiles.
To culturally enrich Miami-Dade Schools ninth grade students by making 3,000 seats available to the Tony winning musical In the Heights, coupled with a rap-writing contest.
To bring together the city’s musicians, dancers and filmmakers to produce a multimedia theatrical work that explores South Florida’s evolution from swampland to modern metropolis
To build +Acumen, an online leadership academy to train social entrepreneurs with targeted outreach in four Knight communities.
To send 22 recent New World School of the Arts Bachelor of Fine Arts graduates to Berlin, Germany for the 2010 Berlin Biennial
To provide support for the Grantmakers in the Arts 2012 Annual Conference to be held in Miami, Florida
To fund student scholarships for the 52nd Silver Knight Awards, a ceremony recognizing outstanding students who have not only maintained good grades but have also applied their knowledge to contribute significant service to their schools and communities
For Silver Sponsorship of the 76th Annual US Conference of Mayors Meeting in Miami on June 20-24, 2008
To represent established sound artists in the Listening Gallery, a 24-channel sound installation broadcasting sound art on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, Florida
To brand South Florida as a muse for authors by expanding a new writer-in-residence program on Miami Beach to include community outreach events.
To empower more children to play and appreciate classical music by expanding the project’s orchestral academy to a third location, Liberty City