The blog of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
We’re excited to share big news for the South Florida arts community: Knight Foundation is committing $23 million in new funding for arts and culture.
Part of a two-pronged strategy, the funding will go to some of the region’s leading arts institutions and to fund more grassroots projects by continuing the Knight Arts Challenge through 2015.
The institutions receiving funding are:
Tomorrow night, we’ll be announcing the 2012 winners of the Knight Arts Challenge - look for them at 7 p.m. here at KnightArts.org. About half are projects driven by small organizations and individuals - we’re looking forward to seeing their work, and the community, develop further.
By Dennis Scholl, vice president/Arts at Knight Foundation Cleveland Orchestra musician Robert Woolfrey working with students at The Barnyard neighborhood community center in Coconut Grove Village West, Miami Credit: Roger Mastroianni