Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Project Liberty

To expand Project Liberty, a Philadelphia-based digital media incubator.

Black Male Engagement- Philadelphia

For the Black Male Engagement (BMe) Fund which will provide grants to black men in Philadelphia who have shared their stories and are engaging others in strengthening their city.

New Urban Mechanics Collaborative

To support the implementation of community-driven technology programs developed through a collaborative of Knight grantees and the Harvard Kennedy School.

Anna Deveare Smith’s The Pipeline Project

To engage Philadelphia in a dialogue about young people being shuttled from school into the criminal justice system by supporting a two-year residency of actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith.

BlackStar Film Festival

To support global black cinema through a film festival that will also feature a short screenplay contest

CITYWIDE: A Collective Exhibition

To promote visual arts collaboration and capture the energy of the city's arts district by enabling many collectives to produce a multivenue, one-month exhibit.

Center City Jazz Festival

To increase audiences for jazz by expanding the Center City Jazz Festival to include additional events and venues

Charles Searles: In Motion

To celebrate one of the community’s most beloved African-American artists, Charles Searles, by inviting art students from three universities to collaborate on paired exhibitions and events inspired by the artist’s legacy

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