Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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The Tor Project

To develop an open security toolkit for journalists, allowing them to avoid digital surveillance by governments and other groups

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

To expand the audience for classical music by offering the symphony experience globally through expanded webcast and mobile content

Aspen Forum for Community Solutions

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

Signalnoi.se

To help newsrooms optimize editorial decision making by providing a dashboard that tracks stories through social networks and across competitor sites.

Kon*Fab

The mission of Kon*Fab is to explore news and information through a more serendipitous discovery.

OpenGovernment.org

To build in Knight communities local city versions of OpenGovernment.org, a free and open-source website for contacting local government agencies and officials

Watchup

To make it easier to find and watch high quality video news through a new iPad app

Behavio

To help people and communities make better use of data collected by mobile phones

Recovers.org

To develop a collaborative organizing dashboard for governments, outside organizations and the public to use in disaster response and other situations.

Safecast Radiation & Air Quality

To build a network of low-cost air quality monitoring devices and data collection in Los Angeles and Detroit, and scale radiation monitoring globally

Public radio station WWNO

To increase local news reporting in southeast Louisiana, the Greater New Orleans Foundation will help expand the city’s NPR affiliate, WWNO. 

Free Flow

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. 

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