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
For technical assistance in board development and resource development training
To supplement an existing donor-advised fund (Milledgeville, GA)
To support economic opportunity and integration by funding the Completing Milledgeville Streets Plan which makes a plan to connect downtown with the Southside neighborhood.
To establish Milledgeville Community Connections: Digital Bridges, Bringing People Together, an initiative that will create the model for sustained, community-led adoption and use of broadband throughout Milledgeville and Baldwin County
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 promote Milledgeville's bikeability and walkability by funding a bike summit and workshop led by Gil Penalosa from 8-80 Communities, which builds cities for 8 year olds to 80 year olds.
To promote talent retention and attraction by funding the Milledgeville Film Festival which connects industry professionals within the community and university to teach them film skills.
To introduce educators in Knight communities to action civics through the Mikva Challenge's 'New Civics Practitioners Conference' in June 2015.