Knight Blog

The blog of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Increasing digital and media literacy in Charlotte

Jan. 10, 2012, 10:22 a.m., Posted by Elizabeth R. Miller

Knight Foundation's efforts to support digital literacy in communities took a step forward last week when Queens University of Charlotte hosted a bootcamp session, which brought together local non-profits and students from the Knight School of Communication to learn about social media strategy.

55 finalists named in Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia

Jan. 10, 2012, 7:05 a.m., Posted by Donna Frisby-Greenwood



Fifty-five ideas for the Philadelphia arts have been chosen as finalists in the 2012 Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia. 1,267 applicants answered our question: “What’s your best idea for the arts in Philadelphia?” A diverse group, including individual artists, artist collectives, community groups, jazz and classical music organizations, theater companies and educational institutions, offered a wide array of innovative ideas.

Tuesday: Find out the 2012 finalists of the Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia

Jan. 6, 2012, 10:57 a.m., Posted by Elizabeth R. Miller


Earlier this year, more than 1,000 artists and artist-run groups pitched their big ideas for the Philadelphia arts. And on Tuesday, we’ll be announcing the finalists of the 2012 Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia.

This year’s finalists offer a wide array of innovative ideas to engage and enrich Philadelphia’s communities.