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Gehl Studio New York

To support economic opportunity and integration by funding Gehl Architects to complete a public space/public life strategy for the City of Columbus, better connecting disenfrachised communities to the downtown area.

Open Cities Conference

To support talent retention and attraction by funding a Columbus tech leader to attend the Open Cities Conference in San Francisco which allows civic innovators to reimagine the future of their cities.

Uptown Columbus

To support talent retention and attraction by funding Uptown Columbus Riverfest which promotes entrepreneurship and business development in Uptown Columbus.

2016 Political Ad Tracker

Bringing accountability to the voting process by creating a public library of TV news and political advertising from key 2016 primary election states,paired with nonpartisan fact-checking and additional analysis from PolitiFact,the University of Pennsylvania's FactCheck.org,The Center for Public Integrity and others.

Sharp Insight

Engaging black men in elections by recruiting barbers in predominantly African-American communities to disseminate nonpartisan information and resources on voting.

Heartmob

To promote free expression on the Internet by developing HeartMob, a platform to provide those experiencing online harassment with a safe way to report incidents and to receive support from volunteers.

INVISIBLE RIVER 2015

To engage Philadelphia audiences with 'INVISIBLE RIVER 2015' - a site-specific interactive dance performance held on and along the banks of the Schuylkill River.

The Wilma Hothouse

To support talent development in Philadelphia's theatre community with 'The Wilma Hothouse' - a series of master classes and workshops led by internationally renowned theatre instructors.

Public Space Public Life

To increase civic engagement through new methods and tools for designing public spaces in Knight communities.

Sportsmanias Social Media and Sports Summit

To support Sportsmanias' Social Media and Sports Summit in Miami, which will unite sports writers, media executives and key sports leaders from across the country to engage in conversation on the evolution of journalism and its intersection with social media.

Minimum Grid: Maximum Impact

Establishing a comprehensive network of bicycle and pedestrian connections among the entertainment and business district of Uptown and the 24 diverse neighborhoods of MidTown.

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