To launch the Aspen Forum for Community Solutions, which will demonstrate new, effective ways that community stakeholders can engage to solve problems and seize opportunity
To build in Knight communities local city versions of OpenGovernment.org, a free and open-source website for contacting local government agencies and officials
To identify information gaps in five local communities, Berks County Community Foundation will use Knight Foundation’s Community Information Toolkit to determine what kind of information residents need but aren’t getting through the online news site, bctv.org, and other media outlets.
For development of a fantasy election and civic participation game by MTV
To increase local news reporting in southeast Louisiana, the Greater New Orleans Foundation will help expand the city’s NPR affiliate, WWNO.
To include Knight-community libraries in the creation of a national digital library network
To upgrade the Knight-sponsored Change By Us and launch it in three Knight communities to more effectively engage citizens in community-wide programs
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 support TurboVote's deployment, testing, and expansion on college campuses in Miami
To increase coverage of local issues like education, safety, and health and wellness, United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee, in partnership with the Zilber Family Foundation, and working with the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, will expand the capacity of an existing local news site.
To ensure that residents are prepared for and quickly recover from wildfires, floods, hazmat incidents and disasters, the Arizona Community Foundation will help Flagstaff’s two largest news organizations provide better real-time information.
To provide cash prizes to the winners of the National Conference on Citizenship's Civic Data Challenge, which is co-sponsored by Knight