Posted by Matt Haggman
Miami skyline photo by Matthew Paulson on Flickr.
Three years ago at Knight Foundation we made a new bet on Miami. We launched an effort focused on supporting and propelling Miami’s emerging community of entrepreneurs.
The aim is to help create an entrepreneurial ecosystem with the resources that best ...
Nov. 25, 2014, 10:51 a.m., Posted by CSchwartz
Nov. 25, 2014, 6 a.m., Posted by Daniel X. O’Neil
Daniel X. O’Neil is executive director of the Smart Chicago Collaborative, a winner of the Knight Community Information Challenge and recipient of a grant from the Knight Prototype Fund. Below, he writes about the Civic Works Project, which is funded through the challenge and the Chicago Community Trust.
Over the past few months, the Smart Chicago Collaborative has launched (or helped others launch) three new projects as part of our CivicWorks Project. The CivicWorks Project is funded by Knight Foundation and the Chicago Community Trust to spur and support civic innovation in Chicago. Our goal is to create 200 pieces of content that explain civic data to regular people, five apps that solve government problems and five apps that solve community problems.
We are far surpassing these project goals, in large part because of the hard work and dedication of people who care about these issues already doing great work.
Smart Chicago consultant Christopher Whitaker manages this program. One of the reasons we’ve been able to succeed is because of his endless energy in finding and connecting with talented and dedicated people. Here’s an update on our work in Chicago.
Nov. 24, 2014, 12:16 p.m., Posted by kbalcerek
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