To implement new methods for community members to engage with public, private and philanthropic entities to build economic engines that foster entrepreneurship and create jobs
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
To support "Knight Night in Akron" and Akron Preview Event for the 35th Cleveland International Film Festival (2011) and 36th Cleveland International Film Festival (2012).
To provide lead sponsorship for the 2011 performance and multiple outreach programs for the MOMIX (dance) project
To create a multiuse space at the library to support emerging entrepreneurs, maker activities, digital media creation and community meetings
To support and help shape the agenda of the 2014 National Day of Civic Hacking.
To connect residents to the services and institutions available in the Greater University Circle neighborhood, the Cleveland Foundation will create a mobile app for the Neighborhood Voice, its local news publication and website.
To introduce educators in Knight communities to action civics through the Mikva Challenge's 'New Civics Practitioners Conference' in June 2015.
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
To restore the Richard Howe House to serve as a visitor's information center for residents and visitors to the Ohio & Erie National Heritage Canalway
To increase civic engagement in Akron by enhancing the historical Towpath Trail as the civic, recreational and transportation spine for the city.
To field-test the concept of establishing free universal wireless in Knight communities by implementing the first phase of the Akron Community Wireless project