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    Delivered by Knight Foundation president Alberto Ibargüen at the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce in recognition of the “Sand in my Shoes” Award on October 4, 2023. Ladies and gentlemen, esteemed guests, my fellow Miamians: thank you.  Joe, Dave, Amy, Steve, Rudy, Alfred, thank you. And thank you, all, for being here tonight. I’m honored […]

    Article · October 6, 2023 by

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    MIAMI – The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation proudly welcomes Allan Madoc as the new Program Director for San Jose. Madoc’s extensive background in investing in outcomes-driven entrepreneurs and institutions positions him well to advance Knight’s mission of a more informed and engaged San Jose. Since 2008, Knight has dedicated over $38 million […]

    Article · October 4, 2023 by

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    On August 7, 2023, 1,500 members of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) gathered in Washington, DC for their 106th annual conference. The event’s opening ceremony featured a keynote address by Knight Foundation president Alberto Ibargüen which you can read below. Local News: A Train Crash Waiting to Happen and How to […]

    Article · August 14, 2023 by

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    MIAMI – The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation proudly welcomes LaTrice McClendon as the program director in Detroit. Her professional expertise and passion for community betterment align perfectly with Knight’s mission of informing and engaging communities. Throughout its history, Knight Foundation has been a dedicated advocate for Detroit’s small businesses, journalism, and arts […]

    Article · August 4, 2023 by

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    The next edition of INFORMED will take place in January 22-24, 2024. Click here for more information. ABOUT Amid the rapid development and adoption of new technologies that mediate our relationship with information, ideas, and each other, there is both promise and peril for democracy. As part of Knight’s support for informed and engaged communities, […]

    Article · July 25, 2023 by

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    MIAMI – Knight Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of John Churchill as the new Philadelphia program director. A lifelong resident of Philadelphia and a strong advocate of democratic values, Churchill brings with him a wealth of experience and expertise in executive leadership. His success and accomplishments in his most recent position as business […]

    Article · July 19, 2023 by and

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    Historical board materials, correspondence, grant files and photos from 1950 to 2012 provide insights into the foundation’s impact on Knight communities. In April 2021, the records of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation were moved from Miami to the Rockefeller Archive Center in Sleepy Hollow, New York. As of today, archival processing has […]

    Article · June 29, 2023 by

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    Miami, FL – Knight Foundation announced new investments in two leading, Miami-based climate-science organizations, Miami Waterkeeper and the Everglades Foundation. This funding will support the growth and impact of both organizations, and expand their capacity to inform residents and accelerate community participation in the development of climate resilience solutions. Miami is a city uniquely vulnerable […]

    Article · June 27, 2023 by

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    While national media suffer layoffs, it’s a different picture at INN, LION Publishers The timing for the INN Days conference in Washington DC, last week couldn’t have been better. The Institute for Nonprofit News is on a roll, and so is the sector of both local nonprofit news outlets and for-profit independent news publishers. Both […]

    Article · June 20, 2023 by and

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    Innovation for creation Digital integration in the arts allows artists and arts organizations to reach broader audiences and strengthen ties with communities. The Knight Art + Tech Expansion Fund seeks to support artists and arts organizations in our Knight communities by equipping them to carry out their work in an interconnected world in ways that […]

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