To help broaden and diversify Miami's base of future entrepreneurs, and connect them to the local startup community, by teaching computer coding to underrepresented high school students through free, extra-curricular, off-campus trainings.
To support Miami's first Mini-Maker Faire, which will be held in the Wynwood Arts District and is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, and artists who come to show what they've made and share what they've learned.
To share stories across diverse communities, Northwest Public Radio (NWPR) will partner with a Spanish-language radio station to create and share reports that both stations will broadcast and disseminate across a variety of platforms
To increase transparency in Los Angeles, challenge funds will help the Advancement Project create an easy-to-use online forum and information source about the Los Angeles City budget.
To model on the successful College Hill Corridor planning process, the project will create a master plan and a new approach to downtown revitalization, bringing together diverse stakeholders, property owners, and agencies around a common vision and working strategy.
To support the expansion and modernization of entrepreneurship education in Greater Miami public schools by helping Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship launch the Digital Classroom Initiative in ten classrooms.
To fund a minimum of 50 capacity building grants of no more than $5,000 each to subsidize training for public sector and nonprofit staff who are advancing the future of Detroit in the areas of economic growth, land use, city systems, planning and neighborhood development (the Detroit Future City elements).
After White House-led information technology team makes recommendations for municipal information technology improvements, Detroit Future City team will provide supportive human capital for implementation of recommended IT improvements.
Building on successful efforts to make city data more accessible, the Chattanooga Open Government Collaborative will use challenge funding to train key groups in using the available information.
To help bring important public issues to light, investigative journalists will train reporters at the Anchorage Daily News and other media outlets on how to use data to create a compelling, multimedia story.
As a way to empower South Floridians, Florida Pro Se Mobile will create a mobile app that helps low income residents understand basic legal procedures.
To support Hispanics in Philanthropy's efforts to work with grantmakers to strengthen Latino communities through membership in the organization