To support the core organization that proposes to develop University Park, revitalizing a community anchored by two key institutions and using innovative approaches to health and lifelong learning as part of the area's development theme
For the new Miami Performing Arts Center and to name the concert hall in honor of John S. and James L. Knight
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 accelerate neighborhood transformation in Detroit by supporting equity-like developer investments in affordable housing, multi-family rehab, and other projects, and to solidify ShoreBank as a community development agent
To test, measure and implement new global news techniques at the Knight International Media Center, with two Knight Chairs in residence
To select 15 promising social entrepreneurs in Knight Communities and to infuse them with the intellectual, financial and social capital required to increase their likelihood of success in their communities
To create the programming for the Knight Institute for the Future of Journalism.
For a strategic alliance with Channel One to promote First Amendment and student media
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 complete a new college of journalism building, Knight Hall, to house the Knight Institute for the Future of Journalism.
To construct the Knight Early Learning Research Academy in Camden, offering a collection of model services for improving early childhood education, raising the possibility the Academy will set the standard for early childhood education in New Jersey.
To establish the nation's first required college-wide program in News Literacy