To increase access and introduce English-language learning technology to up to 2,000 underserved Burmese and Hispanic citizens
To help catalyze growth of the downtown cultural district by supporting a capital campaign to expand and improve the museum facility, create a new education center, and strengthen the museum's collections and library
To identify opportunities for cultural involvement among Fort Wayne's underserved citizens and create strategies and methods for developing those opportunities
To help Fort Wayne embrace "New Hoosiers" by increasing the community's understanding and appreciation of other cultures through a process that strengthens the development of arts organizations in culturally diverse, underserved communities in Fort Wayne
To supplement an existing donor-advised fund
For an after-school and summer program providing arts education and activities for at-risk youth between the ages of 7 and 18
To enhance the ability of the community foundation to work in the digital world by supporting a wireless network and video-conferencing equipment in its building
To develop a professional learning community of public school and community-based early childhood educators working together to learn more about and implement "Reggio Emilia" inspired practices in their respective educational settings
For Read and Rise, an early childhood literacy program that will help low-income African-American parents better prepare their children, 0-5, for reading success in school
To support the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne's use of online giving technologies for one year 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 introduce educators in Knight communities to action civics through the Mikva Challenge's 'New Civics Practitioners Conference' in June 2015.