To support various creative placemaking activities, facilitated by Hunter Franks, that will inspire robust engagement and change perceptions of place in Knight communities.
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.
A planning grant for La Raza to work with financial institutions to develop low-cost loan options for naturalization application fees.
To support two programs, the technology track of a Nonprofit Boot Camp and a Social Media for Nonprofits workshop, to help Silicon Valley nonprofit leaders learn concrete technology tips and tools, and how to leverage technology-based media to advance their missions and programmatic goals.
To provide general operating support for BenitoLink.com, a new, hyperlocal website with mobile capability that responds to San Benito County residents’ need for a central, single place to find useful information and communicate with each other about their community.
To launch the Digital Leaders Intern Program to provide low-income high school youth living in Palo Alto affordable housing communities with digital technology education, access to digital tools and the opportunity to use them for exploring social issues.
To help low-income San Jose residents gain digital literacy and digital media literacy skills that enable them to more effectively participate together in civic affairs.
To support the Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits in developing and coordinating the " HandsOn Tech Silicon Valley" program that provides digital skills building and application of technology for Silicon Valley's nonprofit sector.
To transform the current community engagement system for land use issues by developing technology resources that connect people with place-based information about their communities and by providing a platform for community members to identify local issues and collaborate to improve their neighborhoods.
To help address the shortage of women in the technology field by deploying a new program in Detroit, Miami and San Jose to encourage girls (ages 13-17) to build their skills and seek opportunities in technology
To support the organization's efforts to provide resources that address the challenges facing newcomers and their host communities
To include Knight-community libraries in the creation of a national digital library network