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.
To support various creative placemaking activities, facilitated by Hunter Franks, that will inspire robust engagement and change perceptions of place in Knight communities.
To support the Silicon Valley Community Foundation's use of online giving technologies for one year in order to raise their community profile and engage new donors.
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.
To create the SPUR Urban Center where residents and workers in San Jose will learn about best ideas and practices in urban planning and be inspired to take an active role in promoting them in their community.
To support community engagement activities at the 2013 San Jose Jazz Summer Fest and the creation of the San Jose Jazz Music Mobile.
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.