Browse Knight-funded ideas

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Center for Economic Progress

To support the National Community Tax Coalition in providing intensive technical assistance and cross-community learning opportunities to organizations running Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)/Prosperity Campaigns in up to 10 Knight communities

ArtHouse: a Social Kitchen

Repurposing an underutilized space in downtown Gary as a culinary incubator and café designed to reinvigorate downtown while creating jobs and opportunities for residents.

Dare to Dream: One Region, One Vision

To support the Dare to Dream: One Region, One Vision leadership development initiative across Gary, Ind., and seven surrounding counties, an unprecedented convening and training of leaders in this region

Steel City Salvage

Establishing a reuse facility that would reclaim building materials, such as lumber, from vacant homes in Gary to contribute to economic growth, create jobs and support businesses, and provide opportunities for community collaboration on development projects.

YWCA Gary

To help spur Gary's revitalization and bolster an important youth-serving institution through support of a program to develop the entrepreneurial spirit in youth while improving their academic skills

Gary Community Health Foundation

To strengthen the rising community leadership role of Gary's non-profit sector by providing capacity-building support for four highly committed organizations

Giving Day support for Gary

To support the Legacy Foundation's use of online giving technologies for two years in order to raise their community profile and engage new donors.

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