Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network

To develop the capacity of the nonprofit sector in four Knight communities to advocate for universal access by supporting the NTEN Municipal Wireless Empowerment Project

OneCommunity

To field-test the concept of establishing free universal wireless in Knight communities by implementing the first phase of the Akron Community Wireless project

Project Grad Akron

To launch the Bridge to GRADuation program, helping Simon Perkins Middle School students make a successful transition to high school

Random Acts of Culture: Akron

To break down barriers of access to the performing arts and touch the lives of residents with Random Acts of Culture (RAC), a series of unexpected, spontaneous cultural performances in non-traditional settings

Reach Out and Dance

For the expansion of the Reach Out and Dance (ROAD) program in the Akron Public Schools

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

Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library

To increase access to the latest Internet information resources, digital literacy training and skills necessary for the residents of Summit County to become a more informed and engaged community

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

Summit Artspace

To further establish Summit Artspace as a central and highly visible headquarters for arts and culture where artists and the public can interact and showcase the value of the arts to economic development and neighborhood revitalization

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