Knight Foundation invests in cities where the Knight brothers once owned newspapers, supporting both authentically local and relevant national ideas.
In Philadelphia, Knight Foundation leverages the city’s public spaces and civic assets, such as parks, recreation centers, libraries and more, to promote inclusion; foster vibrant, connected communities; invite new ideas; and develop new leaders.
We use the Reimagining the Civic Commons initiative as a learning laboratory for the city, and our national network. Our investments reimagine public spaces to lift neighborhoods, connect people and promote the lessons learned. Through our funding, we:
If you’re interested in our Arts program, read more about our arts strategy.
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