Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Afterschool Alliance

To provide technical assistance and cross-community learning opportunities to Knight grantees working on out-of-school-time programming and related youth-development initiatives in seven Knight communities

Center for Economic Progress

To support the National Community Tax Coalition in providing intensive technical assistance and cross-community learning opportunities to organizations running Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)/Prosperity Campaigns in up to 10 Knight communities

Civic Innovation Network

To support 8-80 Cities in producing a nationwide convening and international trip to facilitate the formation of a civic innovation network among leaders in Knight communities, learning how to execute place-based solutions, attract and support talent and foster opportunity.

KaBOOM!

To support an expanded KaBoom! model to include expanded training for volunteers and capacity building for the local sponsoring nonprofit in nine playgrounds builds in Akron, Miami and Detroit

Springboard for the Arts

To bring Springboard for the Arts' Community Supported Art program to Knight Foundation's eight communities over the next two years, inspiring local art movements

Student African American Brotherhood

To increase high school graduation rates and college access for at least 90 African American male students by extending the Student African American Brotherhood's network to high schools in Akron, Macon, and Miami

William J. Brennan Jr. Center for Justice

To achieve implementation of the Help America Vote Act and combat serious electoral problems by providing state policymakers and nonprofit organizations with legal assistance, legislative counseling and drafting, research and technical support

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