58 projects authentic to Akron advance as finalists in the city’s first Knight Arts Challenge. Winners will be announced in spring 2016.
The second Knight Cities Challenge closed Oct. 27 with more than 4,400 to make one or more of the 26 Knight communities more successful. Finalists will be announced in January.
Twenty media and information projects receive support from the Knight Prototype Fund to test early-stage ideas. Apply by Nov. 16 for the next round of funding.
Tod Machover debuts ’Symphony in D,’ which melds the sounds of the Detroit cityscape in a composition rich in process and musical results.
57 winners capture the creative pulse of their city and will share in $2.5 million in this year’s Knight Arts Challenge Detroit.
Knight Foundation invests $1.3 million to advance digital transformation in legacy newsrooms.
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.