To support the 21st Century Partnership for website re-design and an increased use of social media and traditional media outlets to ensure Central Georgians are informed about the impact of the base realignment and closure.
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
To reinforce Columbus' successful record of civic vision by supporting a community-wide education campaign on redevelopment powers and Tax Allocation Districts
To supplement an existing donor-advised fund
Recruiting and training a diverse group of individuals on skills to become small-scale developers; participants will use distressed or underused lots as beta projects and receive access to investors and other resources.
To support economic opportunity and integration by funding Gehl Architects to complete a public space/public life strategy for the City of Columbus, better connecting disenfrachised communities to the downtown area.
To support the Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley's use of online giving technologies for two years in order to raise their community profile and engage new donors.
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.
To lead community renewal in the pivotal MidTown neighborhood by supporting stabilization, commercial, and residential redevelopment, and economic integration
Establishing a comprehensive network of bicycle and pedestrian connections among the entertainment and business district of Uptown and the 24 diverse neighborhoods of MidTown.
To transfer responsibility to the school district for continuing a successful after-school program launched by Knight Foundation
To purchase computers, audio visual and telephone equipment for the new Mildred L. Terry Public Library branch