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Free Library of Philadelphia Cultureshare

Advancing local engagement and strengthening community connection to untapped library collections and new work from local artists by introducing subscribers to librarian-curated digital content on a monthly basis.

Future-proofing Civic Data

Exploring ways libraries can support preservation and long-term access to open civic data through community information portals such as OpenDataPhilly.

Knight American Artists Fellowship Fund

To create a sustainable future through the formation of an operations endowment for United States Artists, an organization that awards unrestricted fellowships to American artists, that will enable staff to spend time on programming, analytics and raising additional capital to expand the fellowships instead of raising money for annual operations.

Breaking Bread, Breaking Barriers

Building cultural bridges to Philadelphia’s immigrant communities with cooking classes celebrating ethnic food operated by chefs from Reading Terminal Market.

The Little Music Studio

Breaking down community barriers with The Little Music Studio, a traveling playground for musicians.

The Joy of Voting

To strengthen a culture of civic engagement in three Knight communities by supporting nonpartisan workshops that surface new nonpartisan projects intended to make the voting experience more joyful.

Better Block Foundation

To attract and retain talent, expand opportunity and build civic engagement by funding the creation and operation of the Better Block Foundation, a nonprofit focused on engaging people in rapidly making their neighborhoods more vibrant.

Billy Penn

To promote audience engagement on new platforms by supporting Billy Penn, a local news service for mobile, to create an evolving, interactive real-time guide about experiments with mobile news.

Festival O: Invigorating Art, Consumers and Civic Life

To support a new, research-based approach to engaging audiences for Opera Philadelphia through Festival O - a 12-day opera event that aims to turn Philadelphia into an urban stage for opera presentation, featuring world-class performers, world premieres and classic repertoire, multiple venues and genre-defying collaborations.

Millenial Retention through Quality Public Schools

To help Philadelphia retain talented 25-34 year-olds who may leave the city due to a perceived lack of quality public schools by supporting The Fund's rebranding efforts, which includes promoting stories of excellence in public school education.

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