Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Knight Theater: Arts and Science Council

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

North Carolina Dance Theater

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

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra

To support the expansion and diversification of the Charlotte Symphony's audiences through continued support for its KnightSounds concert series

Digital Outreach

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

Bechtler Digital Library

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

Richard Florida Creativity Group

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

NC Cast

To increase the capacity of Charlotte’s leading young theater company to engage new audiences with immersive theatrical productions.

Springboard for the Arts

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

McColl Center for Visual Art

To elevate and energize community discussion, engagement and excitement by bringing six to eight new Knight artists in residence to McColl Center for Visual Art leading to increased regional and national attention

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