To empower people to share breaking news by creating a searchable map of events streamed around the world.
To spur citizen engagement through the distribution of GivingCards.
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 use the arts to foster an interest in reading by weaving interactive cultural experiences throughout the museum’s Children’s Book Fair
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 share the work of dynamic, national visual artists by hosting "Hot Topic," an ongoing lecture series.
To provide cash prizes to the winners of the National Conference on Citizenship's Civic Data Challenge, which is co-sponsored by Knight
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To help address the shortage of women in the technology field by deploying a new program in Detroit, Miami and San Jose to encourage girls (ages 13-17) to build their skills and seek opportunities in technology
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To expand coverage in an online statewide policy news site, the Community Foundation of New Jersey will help NJ Spotlight increase its health-care coverage and build an online discussion platform.
To explore the connections between the Knight "Soul of the Community" findings on community attachment and the findings of the Civic Health Index that civic engagement leads to economic resiliency