This contains information you might use commonly in communications relating to your Knight grant – including Foundation-approved copy about what we do, interesting facts about us, and key messages related to our mission.
Standard paragraphs about the Foundation you can use at the end of your news releases. Please include the following paragraph at the end of your press release. Check out the sample press releases in our News Release Workshop for examples.
"Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. The foundation believes that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged. For more, visit KnightFoundation.org."
Key Facts about Knight Foundation
Interesting facts and statistics that can enrich your knowledge of Knight, helping you make your publications less transactional and more engaging. Please refer to our About Knight Page.
The most essential key points to know about the Foundation. The messages below are not necessarily meant to be used verbatim. They are intended to inform communication about Knight by representing the most essential key points about our foundation. If you have a chance to speak, write, twitter, lecture, email, or in any other way communicate about Knight Foundation, these key points help you make sure to cover the basics.
Knight Foundation promotes informed and engaged communities.
Specifically, Knight Foundation advances innovative approaches, participants, leaders and spaces to foster community engagement.
Knight advances journalism excellence in the digital age, through an array of media innovation projects and other initiatives.
Knight seeks projects that lead to transformational, sustainable change.
Knight believes that successful grants and initiatives require: Discovery, vision, courage, tenacity and know-how.
Knight pledges to be approachable, transparent and responsive toward grantees and everyone else it interacts with.
Knight experiments with digital technology, online community and new grant-making concepts to connect with innovators worldwide.