To support the production of Disconnect, a play by Anupama Chandrasekhar, set in a contemporary Indian call center, highlighting the connections and disconnections between economies and people on opposite sides of the world
To develop a chamber version of the critically-acclaimed opera, Dead Man Walking
To launch a grassroots community outreach campaign to support the production of Pearl Cleage's "Flyin' West," scheduled to run February 7-24, 2013
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 create 10Questions mobile app and pilot test it in the Mexican presidential election
For 2012 general operating support and sponsorship of the Annual Meeting October 11-12, 2012
To eliminate economic and geographic barriers to entry and encourage greater audience engagement at the 2012 Blossom Music Festival
To support the integration of arts programming at the 2012 Council on Foundations Annual Conference
To support the establishment of the Knight Fellows program and the Fellows' participation in Americans for the Arts' 2012 Emerging Leaders Preconference, scheduled for June 7-8, 2012 in San Antonio, Tex
To support the third annual conference to engage and enable private-sector leaders to more effectively address social issues
To engage audiences through the founding of the Cinequest Audience Favorite Feature and Audience Favorite Documentary awards, to be premiered during the 23rd Annual Cinequest Film Festival from Feb. 26-March 10, 2013
To support an artistic project by OpenEnded Group that combines 3D visualizations with personal testimonies, showcasing a unique cross-section of Detroit, to be presented as an installation and on the Web using the emerging WebGL framework.