To supplement an existing donor-advised fund
To create a sustainable future through the formation of an operations endowment for United States Artists, an organization that awards unrestricted fellowships to American artists, that will enable staff to spend time on programming, analytics and raising additional capital to expand the fellowships instead of raising money for annual operations.
To fuel the revitalization of South Columbus by supporting the National Museum and Heritage Park
To analyze the impact of federal and state budget proposals on Knight priority areas and help grant partners access and use budget and tax policy data
To provide technical assistance and cross-community learning opportunities to Knight grantees working on out-of-school-time programming and related youth-development initiatives in seven Knight communities
To acquire a high-tech mobile library and community information center to serve three rural counties in West Georgia
To purchase computers, audio visual and telephone equipment for the new Mildred L. Terry Public Library branch
Establishing a comprehensive network of bicycle and pedestrian connections among the entertainment and business district of Uptown and the 24 diverse neighborhoods of MidTown.
To introduce educators in Knight communities to action civics through the Mikva Challenge's 'New Civics Practitioners Conference' in June 2015.
Recruiting and training a diverse group of individuals on skills to become small-scale developers; participants will use distressed or underused lots as beta projects and receive access to investors and other resources.
To lead community renewal in the pivotal MidTown neighborhood by supporting stabilization, commercial, and residential redevelopment, and economic integration
To support the 21st Century Partnership for website re-design and an increased use of social media and traditional media outlets to ensure Central Georgians are informed about the impact of the base realignment and closure.