To create the Knight Ideas Fund, to support innovative programming at the Wolfsonian focused on increasing digital and physical access to the collection including the creation of an "Ideas" event.
To create the Knight Miami Ballet Fund, to strengthen the institution, help the company expand its repertoire and commission new works under a new artistic director
To expand the audience for classical music by offering the symphony experience globally through expanded webcast and mobile content
To experiment with new programs that will take the institute’s world-class art collection out of the museum and into the community
To support artistic instruction by professional artists from key organizations such as Sphinx, the Mosaic Theater, the Michigan Opera and others at the Detroit School of Arts
To create the Knight Miami Classical Music donor advised fund, in support of the expansion of the Cleveland Orchestra's presence in Miami, as its winter home
To create a one-of-a-kind research and production art residency program offering the chance for artists to work with experts
To create the Knight Miami Art Student Travel Fund, in support of experiential learning opportunities, critical to the personal growth and artistic development of Miami's young talents, at Design and Architecture High School (DASH) and New World School for the Arts (NWSA).
To extend the joy of music to students in Miami-Dade schools through a year-round classical education program culminating in an annual festival with performances by youth and professional musicians
To help 120,000 to 140,000 Miami-Dade County Public Schools students experience South Florida’s cultural richness, the school board will sponsor an arts field trip in every grade. The Cultural Passport program will reach more than 130,000 public school students.
To bring the opera into the community through performances in community spaces and commissioning a new opera based on the city’s rich cultural history
To support the development of young musicians of color through Detroit’s annual Sphinx Competition