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
To include Knight-community libraries in the creation of a national digital library network
To support the expansion of this Miami-based mentoring program into four Knight communities: Philadelphia, Detroit, Charlotte and Palm Beach
To analyze the impact of federal and state budget proposals on Knight priority areas and help grant partners access and use budget and tax policy data
For 2007 general operating support
To provide laptops to 3,200 K-5 students in order to increase digital access as part of a large-scale community initiative focused on student achievement
To spur citizen engagement through the distribution of GivingCards.
To support Charlotte's 10-year plan to end homelessness through the establishment of Moore Place - the city's first permanent supportive housing for the chronically homeless
For 2008 general operating support
To allow Mobilize.org to expand Democracy 2.0 - its community-based, millennial-led engagement project - into five Knight communities: Detroit, San Jose, Miami, Charlotte and Philadelphia
For 2009 general operating support.
To add a community engagement manager and embed engagement in a large-scale community initiative focused on student achievement