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
For the "Create A Masterpiece" campaign, to expand the Akron Art Museum, enlarge its endowment, and name the new building in honor of John S. and James L. Knight
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 support creative place-making investments that use the arts and other creative assets to shape the social, physical and economic character of cities, towns and communities across the United States.
To create a sustainable transformation of San Jose's urban core into a vibrant cultural and social hub for the region
To create a one-of-a-kind research and production art residency program offering the chance for artists to work with experts
For the redesign of core exhibits, curriculum materials to serve as tools for educators, transportation and admission for underserved and at-risk students
To strengthen the north end of Charlotte's uptown cultural mall with a permanent home, including classrooms and rehearsal studios, for the North Carolina Dance Theatre
To accelerate the transformation of the Ben Franklin Parkway into a world-class, pedestrian-oriented cultural campus through coordinated, extensive public space investments
To create the Cultural Opportunity Fund, to provide community-based arts organizations the opportunity to present programming in a new concert hall at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts.
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).