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GreenSpace

To create a digital platform for engaging the seven-county region in development and use of greenways and green spaces they share

Our Life in the D

To create a multi-media youth news service focused on news in neighborhoods and schools in partnership with the Skillman Foundation: Our Life in the D.

Community Telecommunications Network

To enable the Detroit Connected Community Initiative to provide high-speed Internet access in two large, low-income Detroit neighborhoods, utilizing WiMAX and Wi-Fi technology

Donors Choose: GivingCards

To spur citizen engagement in support of 400 classroom projects in high-need Detroit schools and through the distribution of GivingCards to key members of Knight's organizational network

Cranbrook Educational Community

To establish Cranbrook as a new cultural and education partner in Detroit's Creative Corridor while developing a long-term, integrated partnership with the Arts League of Michigan

Detroit Public Library

To introduce a Technology, Literacy & Career Center at the Parkman Branch that will expand computer access provide technology and assist customers in developing basic literacy and life skills

Detroit Symphony Orchestra Hall

To insure that the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, a major cultural institution in Detroit's design corridor, is able to expand and diversify its audiences through a series of free community-based concerts

United Way for Southeastern Michigan

To support a funders collaborative in the Detroit metro region that will develop critical workforce partnerships between employers, workforce development agencies, community-based organizations and the philanthropic community

Henry Ford Health System

To fund predevelopment activities that will expand the Henry Ford Community Health Park campus in the city of Detroit

Creative Cities Summit

To support the second Creative Cities Summit hosted in the city of Detroit, October 12 - 15, 2008; an international Summit that aspires to attract attendees that rethink and redesign cities to compete in a global economy

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