Enabling anyone to survey the crowd and share reliable, credible results through the use of easy-to-use online tools that allow users to create more scientifically sound surveys.
To help Macon attract and retain talent, expand economic opportunity and build civic engagement through a semiannual call for new ideas, the Downtown Challenge, which will support the implementation of the Macon Action Plan for the city's urban core.
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.
To advance journalism excellence by creating a low-cost teaching hospital-style project built into coursework at Middle Tennessee State University.
To support the launch of Women Innovating Now Miami by Babson College, in an effort to engage and propel a greater number of women entrepreneurs in Miami.
To increase civic engagement in Akron by enhancing the historical Towpath Trail as the civic, recreational and transportation spine for the city.
To advance new models for finding information by supporting stage one development of the Knowledge Engine by Wikipedia, a system for discovering reliable and trustworthy public information on the Internet.
To promote journalism excellence and digital innovation by supporting the Knight International Journalism Fellowships at the International Center for Journalists, with a focus on disseminating fellows' expertise in the United States.
To support and demonstrate the value of data journalism for news organizations by sponsoring the Data Journalism Awards in 2016 and 2017.
To help attract and retain diverse talent through the launch of PowerMoves@Miami, which will primarily support and propel black entrepreneurs and create on-ramps into Miami's startup ecosystem from underrepresented areas of the community.
To promote nonpartisan factchecking journalism techniques in the digital age by supporting the expansion of Politifact onto Medium
To promote journalism excellence and informed communities by supporting the League of Women Voters to disseminate nonpartisan voter education information to more people using new delivery tools.