To promote responsive digital solutions for low-bandwidth communities by scaling a digital library platform that makes robust educational content available for libraries and schools in the developing world.
To support the expansion of the Internet Archive's TV News Search & Borrow, a digital library database of television news content.
To expand the Digital Public Library of America into all unserved states or regions, adding new hubs with unique items from these communities into DPLA's collection.
At Knight Foundation we believe that libraries are cornerstones of their communities, with the power to connect people and ideas, and to help our democracy thrive in the digital age.
Programs such as Library Acts of Culture and the 2014 Knight News Challenge: Libraries show how these institutions can transform as the needs of society evolve. In addition to our ongoing support for library programming across the country, we will revisit the topic for our first Knight News Challenge of 2016. Stay tuned.