To conduct research on the use and adaption of civic technologies by examining the intersection of these new technologies and community engagement.
To support the Investigative News Network, as part of the Knight Local Media Initiative.
To support New Leaders Council (NLC) Philadelphia Institute for three years to recruit, train and promote millennials in Philadelphia to be effective civic and community leaders.
The grant will support a Chicas Poderosas gathering in Miami to increase the number of women working in newsroom technology.
To support various creative placemaking activities, facilitated by Hunter Franks, that will inspire robust engagement and change perceptions of place in Knight communities.
To support the Central Carolina Community Foundation's use of online giving technologies for one year in order to raise their community profile and engage new donors.
Building on previous Knight Community Information Challenge investments, Incourage will focus on boosting and measuring citizen appetite for information. It will design a grant program to sustain on-going information collection and platforms and will develop the county's news and information ecosystem - allowing good news to become great community action.
Geraldine Dodge Foundation will build on its work, some supported by previous Knight Community Information Challenge grants, to create a statewide model for a sustainable news ecosystem. It would provide existing and new nonprofit and for-profit news and information organizations with a wide array of services, training and opportunities in a networked environment.
Building on previous Knight Foundation investments in the news and information ecosystem, via the Knight Community Information Challenge, the Chicago Community Trust will continue to design, build and demonstrate the power of digital tools to the community and empower residents to use news and information to improve their quality of life.
Using Common Core education standards as the issue to build on, Silicon Valley Community Foundation will open up new avenues and approaches to providing information in Silicon Valley - including brokering partnerships between ethnic and public media and creating social media channels to share Silicon Valley Stories.
To support the Centre County Community Foundation's use of online giving technologies for one year in order to raise their community profile and engage new donors.
To support the Wichita Community Foundation's use of online giving technologies for one year in order to raise WCF and art agencies community profile and engage new donors.