Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Community PlanIT

To implement Community PlanIT, an online tool that enables engagement in local community planning efforts, in four Knight communities: Detroit, Akron, San Jose and Philadelphia

KaBOOM!

To support an expanded KaBoom! model to include expanded training for volunteers and capacity building for the local sponsoring nonprofit in nine playgrounds builds in Akron, Miami and Detroit

DIA Metro Area Outreach

To support public engagement with masterpieces from Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) through the installation of high-quality reproductions in communities throughout metropolitan Detroit

Hatch Detroit

To engage Detroiters as leaders in economic renewal by supporting the launch of Hatch Detroit, a public contest and citizen network that spurs retail entrepreneurship in the city

Artplace

To support ArtPlace, a creative place-making initiative that uses investments in the arts and other creative assets to shape the social, physical and economic character of cities, towns and communities across the U.S.

National Citizenship Collaboration

To support the creation of the National Citizenship Collaboration to test new program models, technology, collaboration and resources to enable more immigrants to become naturalized citizens in Detroit, Miami, San Jose, Long Beach and Charlotte

Springboard for the Arts

To bring Springboard for the Arts' Community Supported Art program to Knight Foundation's eight communities over the next two years, inspiring local art movements

Mobilize.org: Democracy 2.0

To allow Mobilize.org to expand Democracy 2.0 - its community-based, millennial-led engagement project - into five Knight communities: Detroit, San Jose, Miami, Charlotte and Philadelphia

Living Cities

To support Living Cities and the Integration Initiative, a multidisciplinary focus on both neighborhood and system transformation in five cities, including St. Paul and Detroit

Roosevelt Hotel Art Installation

To mount an art installation on the abandoned Roosevelt Hotel highlighting the potential held by vacant urban spaces in collaboration with the Hygienic Dress League, the Detroit Civic Intervention and local community activist Philip Cooley

Arab American National Museum

To help the Arab American National Museum (AANM) document the impact and aftermath of 9/11 on Arab Americans in four Michigan cities

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