For an operating endowment to support extensive new cultural facilities in downtown Charlotte, including a 1,200-seat theater to be named for John S. and James L. Knight
To strengthen the north end of Charlotte's uptown cultural mall with a permanent home, including classrooms and rehearsal studios, for the North Carolina Dance Theatre
To create the North Carolina Dance Theatre Fund, to support increased audience engagement through the creation and acquisition of contemporary dance works.
To stimulate a community conversation around the multiple cultural traditions in Charlotte through the Newcomer Project
To support the expansion and diversification of the Charlotte Symphony's audiences through continued support for its KnightSounds concert series
To create a digital library of the rarely seen collection of 1,400 works in the Bechtler family collection
To create a more accessible and comprehensive website, including a digital library of portions of the collection plus a comprehensive microsite on North Carolina Pottery
To complete the next phase of the museum's digitization project to create a digital library of the rarely seen collection of 1,400 works in the Bechtler family collection
To launch the Knight Creative Communities Initiative, an effort to inspire community engagement and major change using a unique approach that focuses on the technology, talent and tolerance of a place
To add "art stars" to the residency program, elevating the visibility of the center in the community and in the world
To increase the capacity of Charlotte’s leading young theater company to engage new audiences with immersive theatrical productions.
To bring Springboard for the Arts' Community Supported Art program to Knight Foundation's eight communities over the next two years, inspiring local art movements