For an operating endowment to support extensive new cultural facilities in downtown Charlotte, including a 1,200-seat theater to be named for John S. and James L. Knight
To continue support for ArtPlace, a creative placemaking initiative in communities across the U.S.
To foster artistic excellence and broaden civic engagement in the arts through continued support for ArtPlace America - a national partnership among 15 foundations, eight federal agencies and six banks - to demonstrate the unique value the arts can bring to community development.
To support ArtPlace, a creative place-making initiative that uses investments in the arts and other creative assets to shape the social, physical and economic character of cities, towns and communities across the U.S.
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
To complete construction of the final of the five new buildings and two historic buildings that make up the new Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art campus in Biloxi and to produce a related documentary
To support the winners of the 2013 Knight Arts Challenge Miami, including the winner of the People's Choice Award.
To support the winners of the 2014 Knight Arts Challenge Detroit, including the winner of the People's Choice Award.
To support the winners of the 2014 Knight Arts Challenge Miami, including the winner of the People's Choice Award.
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