To develop artistic talent in South Florida by supporting the building of a state of the art recital hall at the University of Miami.
To invest in five civic assets in neighborhoods surrounding and near Center City Philadelphia, support collaboration among those assets and fund experiments to understand the ways such assets can deliver more value by working together while fostering talent, opportunity and engagement.
To promote open information systems by scaling two voting information tools, while engaging government and nonprofit partners with technology that adds transparency to the voting process.
To support a conference, city learning tours, fellowships and residencies that expose leaders from Knight communities to effective approaches to using the power of places to attract and keep talented people, expand economic opportunity and create a culture of engagement.
Developing a mobile app to help content creators make news accessible to many different languages and literacy levels through visual tools that merge comic books, journalism and user-friendly delivery strategies
To promote responsive digital solutions for low-bandwidth communities by scaling a digital library platform that makes robust educational content available for libraries and schools in the developing world.
Exploring collaborative cataloging for Project Gutenberg public-domain ebooks using the Web-based repository hosting service GitHub.
Helping people create and share global collections of cultural treasures on the Internet Archive, one of the world's largest public libraries.
Turning Boston's open data collection into an accessible resource by working with Boston Public Library to catalog it and introduce it to the public.
Providing librarians and their patrons with tools and information to better understand their digital rights by scaling a series of privacy workshops for librarians.
To promote excellence in journalism through support for leading-edge research at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism that tests and adapts new technologies for the industry, and infuses the practice and teaching of journalism with innovation.
To elevate Charlotte as a hub for artistic excellence by supporting the McColl Center for Art + Innovation’s Knight Artist in Residency program. Funding will help fellows expand their community engagement efforts in Charlotte.