Program Areas

We support informed and engaged communities through three program areas.


Building a sustainable future for local news

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Supporting equitable, inclusive engagement

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Connecting people to place and each other

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All funding opportunities

We fund the majority of projects through open challenges. Don't see a match to your idea?

Request for Proposals: Data for Civic Engagement

Congratulations to the recipients of this initiative, who will share $1 million in support for their projects. Click here to meet them. Through December 13, 2019, Knight Foundation is seeking ideas that develop innovative approaches to this question: In what new ways can we transform how data is collected and used to build stronger, thriving, […]

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