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 include Knight-community libraries in the creation of a national digital library network
To spread a deeper understanding of key community issues and challenges by engaging citizens in problem solving efforts
To increase online engagement in lower income, highly diverse communities through scaling up public neighborhood forums in St. Paul
To introduce donors to funding news coverage at the high-quality MinnPost.com
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
To support an informed and engaged approach to transit-oriented community development through the Central Corridor Funders Collaborative (CCFC)
To introduce educators in Knight communities to action civics through the Mikva Challenge's 'New Civics Practitioners Conference' in June 2015.
To reflect and engage residents along University Avenue with the production of Wing Young Huie's University Avenue Project-The Language of Urbanism: A Six-Mile Photographic Inquiry
To support Living Cities and the Integration Initiative, a multidisciplinary focus on both neighborhood and system transformation in five cities, including St. Paul and Detroit
To build ethnic media networks in key Knight Foundation markets, conduct multilingual polls and strengthen ties between immigrant organizations and ethnic media at national and local levels