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Literacy, Art, Technology and Community

Increasing literacy and engaging communities by piloting StoryScape, an interactive learning platform that allows users to create visual stories about their communities with artwork from local artists, in public libraries.

Storytellers Without Borders

Helping high school students connect with the Dallas Public Library through a training course on digital media and journalism that builds skills and grows their awareness of the community. 

The People’s Media Collection

Offering media training in libraries through a program that engages community members to gather information about their communities and create broadcast content.

Crisis Text Line Phase Three Growth

To promote a new model for digital engagement by continuing to support the growth of Crisis Text Line, a successful Knight News Challenge grantee that provides text messaging support services for individuals in crisis.

The George Barley Water Prize

To engage leading innovators, entrepreneurs and scientists from around the world by supporting the George Barley Water Prize, a $10 million competition for designing and implementing a cost-effective technology to remove excess phosphorous from freshwater bodies.

EcoTech Visions, The Future of Green

To expand learning and economic opportunities for low income Miami residents by supporting EcoTech Vision's Coding Bootcamp, a seven week course in Miami's Liberty City neighborhood that prepares members of the community for careers in technology.

Knight First Amendment Institute

To preserve broad First Amendment rights in the digital age through the establishment of an institute at Columbia University that would champion free expression through litigation, education and scholarship.

Knight First Amendment Institute (endowment)

To preserve broad First Amendment rights in the digital age through the establishment of an institute at Columbia University that would champion free expression through litigation, education and scholarship.

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