Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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For content distribution and publishing via SIM cards for sharing information in technologically-limited or high-risk situations

Anti-Censorship Alert System

To allow the public to see a blocked website by launching a series of tools, including an index and shareable website widgets, that enable the distribution and decentralization needed to provide local access to proxies and mirrored versions of the sites.

Awesome Foundation News Taskforce

To experiment with a new funding model for local news by bringing together leaders and innovators in communities to provide microgrants to journalism and media projects.


To help people and communities make better use of data collected by mobile phones

Boulder Carbon Tax Tracker

To create a citizen/professional journalism project using innovative web tools and citizen journalism practices to track Boulder's implementation of a carbon tax


To create a platform for parents so they can better understand the apps, games and technology that kids buy, use and learn with.

CMS Upload Utility

To create a quick way to convert and load multiple newspaper files to a Web site

CODE 2040

To ensure the future of the Internet as a diverse, inclusive public resource by opening more pathways for underrepresented minorities to top jobs in technology and bolstering professional support networks to sustain their success.

Camden Health Explorer

To develop Camden Health Explorer, a dashboard that combines individual and aggregate health information to help policymakers and stakeholders understand and act on local health data

To update and expand, a tool for journalists to easily find Census and other information about communities

Center for Future Civic Media

To create new community news products in a major national center with MIT's Media Lab and Comparative Media Studies program

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