To increase the region's capacity for economic development by upgrading an online regional economic and business database
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 grow the regional economy by reducing barriers to development and investment in Duluth through implementation of contemporary land use regulations
To support the Duluth-Superior Area Community Foundation's use of online giving technologies for two years in order to raise their community profile and engage new donors.
To complete Phase II of the Storefront Enhancement Pilot Program of the "At Home in Duluth" Collaborative
To support civic engagement around the revitalization of Duluth's St. Louis River and Estuary by funding the UMD's School of Journalism to engage local media partners and citizens around this important community investment.