To support the development of The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (SPCO) and Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies (GTCYS) strategic alliance
To support ArtPlace, a creative place-making initiative that uses investments in the arts and other creative assets to shape the social, physical and economic character of cities, towns and communities across the U.S.
To support a sustainability initiative for the Arts Incubator Program, providing fiscal sponsorship, pro bono legal services, fundraising support and organizational development assistance to artist-led non-profit projects
To support an informed and engaged approach to transit-oriented community development through the Central Corridor Funders Collaborative (CCFC)
To maximize the development opportunities of a new light rail line by supporting a comprehensive second phase of the city's planning effort
To provide the planning and project management capacity to secure funding for a public/private community fiber network to dramatically increase access to broadband
To plan a community-based component to a multi-state early childhood network and develop of a statewide partnership for Quality Pre-Kindergarten in Pennsylvania
To include Knight-community libraries in the creation of a national digital library network
To increase online engagement in lower income, highly diverse communities through scaling up public neighborhood forums in St. Paul
For a participatory public art experience called the Giant Sing Along at the 2011 Minnesota State Fair
For the Partnership for Improving Children's Oral Health Bright Smiles program, an oral health initiative for young children in Ramsey County
To foster cross-cultural exchange and dialogue among Twin Cities Latino and Asian communities, Teatro del Pueblo and Pangea World Theater will collaborate on a series of new works titled "Latino-Asian Fusion Series"