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Springboard for the Arts

To bring Springboard for the Arts' Community Supported Art program to Knight Foundation's eight communities over the next two years, inspiring local art movements

The Swings: An Exercise in Musical Cooperation

Bringing people together to connect and engage in four Knight resident cities (San Jose, Detroit, West Palm Beach) with a musical swings installation that plays music when used and more complex melodies when people collaborate to use them together.

Creative Interventions Tour

To support various creative placemaking activities, facilitated by Hunter Franks, that will inspire robust engagement and change perceptions of place in Knight communities.

National Council of YMCAs of America

To develop the model YMCA Newcomer-Immigrant Program which will be implemented in seven Knight communities and then replicated nationally to support the successful integration of immigrants into our communities

Virtuosi Tour to Miami, Charlotte, Macon

To engage local diverse and underserved audiences and to showcase talented young musicians of color with performances by the Sphinx Virtuosi in Miami, Charlotte and Macon

Better Block Foundation

To attract and retain talent, expand opportunity and build civic engagement by funding the creation and operation of the Better Block Foundation, a nonprofit focused on engaging people in rapidly making their neighborhoods more vibrant.

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