To assist the Miami-Dade Broadband Coalition in reaching economic sustainability and challenge member organizations to commit to greater financial support
To encourage diverse, young audiences in Miami to attend arts and cultural events by learning how to reach them with messages about performances and discounted tickets
To bring a significant number of talented but disadvantaged minority middle schoolers to high school graduation and beyond by expanding the proven Breakthrough program using a "cluster" strategy
To fuse world culture, ritual and music in a uniquely Miami story through a one-act play and film produced by artists Teo Castellanos and Tarell McCraney
To establish a donor advised fund in honor of Belinda Lawrence's service to Knight Foundation
To support the WhereBy.Us prototype of a civic innovation hub for Miami that combines small projects, events and journalism to engage the community in local issues.
To foster a sense of community among an often-disparate group of local percussionists by providing free weekly master classes taught by well-known drumming artists
To continue the New Works Award, for the next two years, that showcases new work of high artistic merit in the visual or performing arts
To increase achievement in Miami-Dade schools through expansion of an innovative and in-demand program that teaches entrepreneurship
To highlight Vizcaya's historic and artistic importance by commissioning site-specific contemporary artworks inspired by this National Historic Landmark
To celebrate the new waterfront home of Pérez Art Museum Miami with a monthly series of free evening public programs
To create an annual, invitation-only, technology-focused conference that positions Miami as a hub for the exchange of ideas between approximately 500 top technology experts, entrepreneurs and thought leaders from Europe, US, and Latin America.