To examine the gatekeepers of Eastern Europe’s digital infrastructure, by analyzing the ownership and connections of Internet service providers and cable and satellite operators
To support the restructure of Austen Bioinnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) so that it may sustain operations and continue to improve Akron's economy and quality of life through investments and job creation.
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 engage new Charlotte audiences with culturally diverse theatre offerings by supporting six productions by On Q Performing Arts - Charlotte's premier African-American theatre company.
To support the launch of Tech Cocktail Miami, which aims to showcase and propel Miami's startup community by connecting, informing and inspiring entrepreneurs through events and online news coverage.
To support and expand Accelerated Growth Partners in its aim to connect investors with early-stage entrepreneurs in regular pitch sessions, grow the network of investors through educational workshops, serve as a resource for navigating the South Florida investor community and to establish a fund focused on Miami entrepreneurs.
To support the San Francisco Streetlife Zone Prototyping Festival, a crowd-sourced project allowing community participants to propose and prototype urban design projects along 36 blocks of central market street; and to bring a cohort of leaders from knight communities to learn from the event.
To fund both the planning and development phase of 'Resilience in the Public Realm, a project that examines the ecosystem of a community - addressing and breaking down important city agency silos that inhibit innovation; and to work with the City of Charlotte to develop a prototype.
To create a pilot of the Center for Digital Media Innovation to expose minority students to new journalism practices and make them more attractive to employers.
To support events and creative interventions to build vibrancy and community in downtown San Jose as well as to support the implementation of the newly launched Downtown Street Life Plan.
To support a series of free outdoor film screenings throughout Macon.
To support the Macon Arts Alliance's capacity to support individual artists through professional development workshops and programs, and serve as a regional partner to the Knight funded Springboard for the Arts national artist-supporting network.