To attract and retain talented people in South Florida and expand opportunity by supporting the Miami launch of Startupbootcamp, an accelerator that aims to boost the next generation of startups by each year selecting the 10 best from around the world to participate in its new South Florida business development program.
To enrich the ideas, opportunities and talent in Miami's entrepreneurial ecosystem by supporting Wyncode's effort to promote tech diversity by offering scholarships to its 9-week bootcamp for students from low-income and under-represented parts of the community, with a particular emphasis on women and individuals of color.
To support LaunchCode in Miami, creating pathways to economic opportunity and upward mobility through apprenticeships and job placement in technology for thousands of Miami residents seeking jobs at local firms hungry for talent.
To attract and retain entrepreneurs in South Florida and promote economic opportunity through the growth of eMerge Americas, the leading Miami-based conference focused on technology, innovation and entrepreneurship.
To introduce educators in Knight communities to action civics through the Mikva Challenge's 'New Civics Practitioners Conference' in June 2015.
To support the 2014 Continuity Forum, which presents in Miami thought leaders and top social entrepreneurs who are focused on solving pressing global challenges.
To support The Idea Center, which will provide Miami Dade College's large and uniquely diverse student body with the space and resources to connect, collaborate, build and develop their entrepreneurial ideas, thereby helping Miami to harness and retain more of its locally produced talent.
To support IMPRINT's research that will document the scope of under-utilized immigrant talent in Detroit, Philadelphia, Miami, San Jose and comparison cities across the United States.
To support the New Americans Campaign to enable more immigrants to become naturalized citizens in Detroit, Charlotte, Miami and San Jose - accelerating civic engagement and talent retention.
To support and fund an assessment of costs required to deliver a plan for a downtown Miami park and determine the extent of the plan completed thus far.
To support Enstitute, a program which connects a national pool of young, high potential talent to high growth startups in Miami - ultimately building a pipeline of talent for Miami's entrepreneurship community.
To support and help shape the agenda of the 2014 National Day of Civic Hacking.