Knight Foundation is a national foundation with strong local roots. We invest in journalism, in the arts, and in the success of cities where brothers John S. and James L. Knight once published newspapers. Our goal is to foster informed and engaged communities, which we believe are essential for a healthy democracy.
Harnessing the power of 124 innovators: How the Emerging City Champions trained young leaders to create more inclusive public spaces in their cities
Since its launch in 2015, the goal of the Emerging City Champions fellowship has been to invest in young leaders between the ages of 19 and 35, who have creative ideas to improve mobility, public spaces and civic engagement in their cities.
How can our democracy remain informed when the analog mechanisms that protected society’s information flows are showing evident signs of strain in the digital age? There is more information – and access to information – than any time in history, but the trusted institutions and information gatekeepers of the past are no longer able to […]