Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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1st ACT Silicon Valley

To create a new sense of place in Silicon Valley by supporting an initiative that uses the lens of creativity to bring the future into focus and inspire physical and cultural improvements

National Citizenship Collaboration

To support the creation of the National Citizenship Collaboration to test new program models, technology, collaboration and resources to enable more immigrants to become naturalized citizens in Detroit, Miami, San Jose, Long Beach and Charlotte

Opportunity Fund

To fund the Citizenship Savings Program (an Individual Development Account, IDA) to address the financial barriers associated with citizenship fees for immigrant populations in Silicon Valley

SoFA

To create a sustainable transformation of San Jose's urban core into a vibrant cultural and social hub for the region

Silicon Valley Education Foundation

To bring forth "innovators of tomorrow" from within Silicon Valley's fragmented education system by supporting a center to set curricula and engage the private sector as active partners

Mobilize.org: Democracy 2.0

To allow Mobilize.org to expand Democracy 2.0 - its community-based, millennial-led engagement project - into five Knight communities: Detroit, San Jose, Miami, Charlotte and Philadelphia

PICO National Network

To support the expansion of naturalization resources by using this faith-based approach to community organizing for immigrant families moving from green card to full citizenship in Philadelphia/Camden, Boulder, San Jose and Long Beach

Zero1 - The Art and Technology Network

To build an internationally recognized cultural identity and sense of place for the Silicon Valley by strengthening ZERO1's organizational capacity and making its biennial international digital arts festival a signature cultural event

Globaloria

To advance a new and successful way of teaching digital literacy and community engagement to students and young adults in San Jose and Silicon Valley by using the Globaloria game design system

Choices for Children

To connect unlicensed child care providers and disenfranchised families to child development resources using community-based resources and culturally-based approaches

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