To support a survey and a series of public events around the role of journalists in an age of surveillance and promote First Amendment freedoms.
To engage community members in developing and executing projects that increase the vibrancy of neighborhoods and commercial districts along the new Central Corridor Green Line
To engage audiences in Macon with performances by renowned musicians at the 15th and 16th annual Bragg Jam Music, Art and Community Festival.
To improve the usability of the OpenDataPhilly data catalog and create instructional materials on the usage of the site's resources
To support a partnership of the University of Chicago and the Rebuild Foundation that will create a national platform for propagating a groundbreaking model that uses imagination and culture-driven community engagement to transform and revitalize disinvested communities in Knight communities and other cities.
To support and help shape the agenda of the 2014 National Day of Civic Hacking.
To grow Spark Camp's themed tracks, turning relationships developed at the event into sustained partnerships for innovation in journalism and technology.
To expand the Jane's Walk program into Knight resident communities and develop a model and set of resources for expansion into other cities across the U.S.
To pilot the Media Innovation Track, a graduate track to train mid-career journalists to apply design, data and technology skills to journalism.
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 fund Team Better Block activities, which trains local leaders to improve their neighborhood through participatory placemaking in three Knight Foundation Communities; Akron, Macon and Philadelphia.