ProPublica will build on its approach to engaging the public in newsgathering and introduce new training for journalists with $2.2 million from Knight.
With Knight support for the second year, Venture for America Fellows will join Miami’s startup community to help expand economic opportunity.
The Knight Arts Challenge Akron offers $1 million for the best ideas in the arts. Apply by Sept. 14.
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.
Twenty-seven ideas move forward in the Knight Green Line Challene to make neighborhoods along a new light rail corridor in St. Paul, Minn., more vibrant.
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.
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.