To better understand talent retention and attraction by investigating the dimensions and needs of the independent (or 'freelance') economy in Philadelphia, Charlotte and Milwaukee.
To establish the Silicon Valley Talent Partnership, a new public-private collaboration that partners Silicon Valley's best talent with local government to spur innovation and address local challenges.
To support and fund an assessment of costs required to deliver a plan for a downtown Miami park and determine the extent of the plan completed thus far.
To make collaboration on cross-border investigative stories easier by providing a secure, easy-to-use platform for reporters to communicate through Facebook-like status updates, threaded communications on specific topics, individual messaging and file sharing.
To support Enstitute, a program which connects a national pool of young, high potential talent to high growth startups in Miami - ultimately building a pipeline of talent for Miami's entrepreneurship community.
To support the MIT Media Lab's effort to bridge the gap between civic engagement and news so that journalists can better engage audiences
To bridge the digital divide by allowing New York residents with limited broadband access to borrow portable Wi-Fi hotspot devices for up to a year.
To support a joint project by Mozilla, The New York Times and The Washington Post to build a user-generated content and commenting platform that empowers users and creates a community, a platform that will be open and usable by news organizations anywhere.
To promote Macon as a musical destination by providing a stipend for touring acts to perform free concerts for audiences of all-ages at Fresh Produce Records.
To support the continued growth and success of the Macon Film Festival with two year start up funding for a part-time contract programmer for the festival.
To support Camp Drums & Dreams - an eight-week comprehensive music education summer camp that serves Macon area youth between the ages of eight and eighteen.
To support a site-specific installation by renowned German artist Katharina Grosse, which will transform a five-mile stretch of the Northeast Corridor Rail Line in Philadelphia.