To support Cesar Trasobares in researching, writing and editing a book based on the lives of three acclaimed Cuban-born artists, emphasizing the impact that Miami had on their practice.
To support the Spanish translation of the book, 'Cubans: An Epic Journey,' produced by Facts About Cuban Exiles.
To culturally enrich Miami-Dade Schools ninth grade students by making 3,000 seats available to the Tony winning musical In the Heights, coupled with a rap-writing contest.
To bring together the city’s musicians, dancers and filmmakers to produce a multimedia theatrical work that explores South Florida’s evolution from swampland to modern metropolis
To build +Acumen, an online leadership academy to train social entrepreneurs with targeted outreach in four Knight communities.
To send 22 recent New World School of the Arts Bachelor of Fine Arts graduates to Berlin, Germany for the 2010 Berlin Biennial
To provide support for the Grantmakers in the Arts 2012 Annual Conference to be held in Miami, Florida
To support the 2014 Continuity Forum, which presents in Miami thought leaders and top social entrepreneurs who are focused on solving pressing global challenges.
To support the launch of a Code for America 2015 Fellowship with Miami-Dade County government, which will be the first first CfA Fellows class in Florida.
To fund student scholarships for the 52nd Silver Knight Awards, a ceremony recognizing outstanding students who have not only maintained good grades but have also applied their knowledge to contribute significant service to their schools and communities
For Silver Sponsorship of the 76th Annual US Conference of Mayors Meeting in Miami on June 20-24, 2008
Bringing jazz to more Miamians by launching the Miami Downtown Jazz Festival, which will take over several blocks in downtown and continue in various venues