For 2014 membership in the Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia, formerly known as Delaware Valley Grantmakers, to support the work Knight's work in Philadelphia.
Memorial gift in honor of John W. Rogers Sr.
To support the online security training of journalists at the annual Tor Developers meeting.
To support various creative placemaking activities, facilitated by Hunter Franks, that will inspire robust engagement and change perceptions of place in Knight communities.
Building on previous Knight Community Information Challenge investments, Incourage will focus on boosting and measuring citizen appetite for information. It will design a grant program to sustain on-going information collection and platforms and will develop the county's news and information ecosystem - allowing good news to become great community action.
Geraldine Dodge Foundation will build on its work, some supported by previous Knight Community Information Challenge grants, to create a statewide model for a sustainable news ecosystem. It would provide existing and new nonprofit and for-profit news and information organizations with a wide array of services, training and opportunities in a networked environment.
Building on previous Knight Foundation investments in the news and information ecosystem, via the Knight Community Information Challenge, the Chicago Community Trust will continue to design, build and demonstrate the power of digital tools to the community and empower residents to use news and information to improve their quality of life.
Using Common Core education standards as the issue to build on, Silicon Valley Community Foundation will open up new avenues and approaches to providing information in Silicon Valley - including brokering partnerships between ethnic and public media and creating social media channels to share Silicon Valley Stories.
To pilot the PRX Podcast Network (Radiotopia), a program to develop new public radio programming with Internet distribution and fundraising model.
To support Enterprise Development Corporation of South Florida, which will establish a hub in Miami's greater downtown and provide expanded entrepreneurial support services including counseling, access to mentors and connection to funders.
To create the Cultural Opportunity Fund, to provide community-based arts organizations the opportunity to present programming in a new concert hall at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts.
To establish the Springboard Fund, to support the creation of a series of toolkits that will enable communities to support artists and to develop a network of artist-supportive programs across Knight's resident communities.