Twenty-two projects that increase civic participation and help better inform voters will share in $3.2 million in the Knight News Challenge on Elections.
New funding for the San Jose Downtown Association will expand the organization’s Street Life program to attract more people to the city’s urban core.
StoryCorps will enhance its new app with expanded support from Knight Foundation, allowing more people to preserve the stories of their lives.
61 finalists in the 2015 Knight Arts Challenge St. Paul propose to make art part of people’s everyday lives. Winners will be announced Oct. 6.
With Knight Foundation support, a new platform will promote free expression on the Internet by helping victims of online harassment to easily report the problem and access helpful resources.
17 organizations receive funding to engage the Silicon Valley community through the arts.
We fund ideas …from people with the vision, tenacity, courage, know-how, and commitment to discovery to see them through.
We seek to weave the arts into the fabric of communities to engage and inspire the people living in them. We believe shared cultural experiences contribute to a sense of place and communal identity.
We invest in civic innovators who help cities attract and keep talented people, expand economic opportunity and create a culture of engagement.
We support people and organizations committed to advancing excellence in journalism and informing people in communities of all sizes through experimentation, innovation and leadership.
We support projects that seek to improve how we create, share and use information essential to communities by providing early-stage funding for experimentation and growth.