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City Connect Detroit

To help develop and guide a collaborative of Knight grantees in the key Northend neighborhood by supporting a skilled coordinating organization

Citymart USA Demonstration Project

To demonstrate an innovative approach to city government procurement that could generate substantial cost-savings for cities, create greater transparency and accountability in the procurement process, match the needs in the community with the best available solutions, and create a clearer model for citizen engagement and open up cities to local social and urban entrepreneurship.

Civil Society Institute

To plan a community-based component to a multi-state early childhood network and develop of a statewide partnership for Quality Pre-Kindergarten in Pennsylvania

Cobo Center

Inspiring the city by programming Cobo’s large exterior screen with digital art from local and national artists

Coming Home to Music

To create an intimate yet profoundly engaging musical experience through a series of small concerts rotating through Detroit homes

Communities in Schools of Detroit

To improve the computer, workforce and academic skills of adult family members and students in the Mack/Alter community and to establish a wireless neighborhood

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

To fund a minimum of 50 capacity building grants of no more than $5,000 each to subsidize training for public sector and nonprofit staff who are advancing the future of Detroit in the areas of economic growth, land use, city systems, planning and neighborhood development (the Detroit Future City elements).

Community PlanIT

To implement Community PlanIT, an online tool that enables engagement in local community planning efforts, in four Knight communities: Detroit, Akron, San Jose and Philadelphia

Community Telecommunications Network

To enable the Detroit Connected Community Initiative to provide high-speed Internet access in two large, low-income Detroit neighborhoods, utilizing WiMAX and Wi-Fi technology

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