To expand the audience for classical music by offering the symphony experience globally through expanded webcast and mobile content
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 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 implement Community PlanIT, an online tool that enables engagement in local community planning efforts, in four Knight communities: Detroit, Akron, San Jose and Philadelphia
To create, test and release open-source software that links databases to allow citizens of a large city to learn (and act on) civic information about their neighborhood or block
To support an expanded KaBoom! model to include expanded training for volunteers and capacity building for the local sponsoring nonprofit in nine playgrounds builds in Akron, Miami and Detroit
To support the expansion of this Miami-based mentoring program into four Knight communities: Philadelphia, Detroit, Charlotte and Palm Beach
To build on the success of the recently launched digital concert series by supporting the broadcast of an additional thirteen Detroit Symphony Orchestra concerts between January and June, 2012
To engage 120 African-American male high school students in improving their academic outcomes and in mentoring 240 K-3 students
To supplement an existing donor-advised fund
Providing a set of tools that communities can use to collect data on paper or via a smartphone app, then export or visualize the data via an easy-to-use dashboard. The city of Detroit has used the tools, created by Code for America fellows, to track urban blight.
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