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Community PlanIT

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

Code for America

To support a program that increases engagement and transparency in government by asking top developers and designers to become CFA fellows, giving a year of service in city governments, including two Knight communities


To fund the 2,000th KaBOOM! community-built playground at Imagine Southeast Public Charter School in Washington, D.C. in June 2011


To provide 5 Knight communities with an engagement program that develops civic leaders by involving citizens in projects to improve at least 14 neighborhood playgrounds


To connect people to the organizations, information and causes they care about so they can take action and connect with people of similar passions


To create an online knowledge network about community engagement practices and to connect people seeking to translate those ideas into action

CEOs for Cities

To develop and test ways for urban leaders to amplify the factors that drive attachment in their community as defined in the Gallup: Soul of the Community survey

Emerson College: HUB2

To enable members of Knight communities to participate in the planning and development of public spaces through the use of the interactive game platform HUB2

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