Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Jane's Walk

To expand the Jane's Walk program into Knight resident communities and develop a model and set of resources for expansion into other cities across the U.S.

Creative Interventions Tour

To support various creative placemaking activities, facilitated by Hunter Franks, that will inspire robust engagement and change perceptions of place in Knight communities.

Project LIFT

For a community-building project with Project LIFT students, families and neighbors and volunteers from the greater Charlotte community

Steve Johnson 'How We Got to Now'

To fund Steven Johnson as a speaker and thought partner, together with an online resource connected to his Fall '14 PBS/BBC series, 'How We Got to Now' which will explore how leaders and communities create places that foster innovation and support talent.

Flash Philanthropy

To help Communities in Schools keep more students in school, part of a flash philanthropy experiment at the Queens University commencement.

Flash Philanthropy

To open a Loaves & Fishes food pantry and feed 700 more families, part of a flash philanthropy experiment during the Queens University commencement.

Flash Philanthropy

To provide job-skills training for 40 youth in a special Goodwill program, part of a flash philanthropy experiment during the Queens University commencement

Charlotte Arts

To support ongoing investment in emerging cultural organizations which are unique in their programmatic approach and reach diverse audiences.

SEED20

To bolster community engagement around SEED20, an initiative to discover, spotlight, support, and fund the region's social entrepreneurs and their high-impact, innovative ideas for building social value

Concierto: WDAV

To support a comprehensive marketing initiative for WDAV's Concierto program that will significantly increase audience, carriage and visibility in 2012-13

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