To support the New Americans Campaign to enable more immigrants to become naturalized citizens in Detroit, Charlotte, Miami and San Jose - accelerating civic engagement and talent retention.
To support Opera Philadelphia and The Bearded Ladies Cabaret in their production of the third installment of Andy: A Popera - an innovative cabaret opera inspired by the legacy, artistic process and fame of Andy Warhol.
To support a program that will help Philadelphia harness and retain high-skilled immigrant talent by helping them establish their professional credentials in the U.S.
To support three years of the Knight Award for Media Innovation, celebrate news innovators and encourage others to innovate in journalism.
As part of a group of funders, support Detroit's Plan of Adjustment developed by the Emergency Manager, to allow Detroit to emerge from bankruptcy a financially sustainable community that can better engage and serve its citizens. At the same time, securing the assets of the Detroit Inst. of Arts as a resource for the City and the region.
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 support the enhancement of NPR's on-demand digital listening platform for news and other public radio programming.
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 automate the discovery of story leads from public records by scraping, ingesting and aggregating data, and analyzing it for patterns and anomalies.
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.