To support the Concrete and Grass Lowertown Music Festival, a free music event that opens the downtown St. Paul performing arts season in September
To support the implementation of community-driven technology programs developed through a collaborative of Knight grantees and the Harvard Kennedy School.
To create !nstant, a mobile app designed to verify and provide context to breaking news on social media.
To support the production of Disconnect, a play by Anupama Chandrasekhar, set in a contemporary Indian call center, highlighting the connections and disconnections between economies and people on opposite sides of the world
For the “What Immigrants Contribute” event at the Bush Center on July 10, 2013, designed to impact the national dialogue on immigration.
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 issue a white paper that will advance the findings of the Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy and provide ideas to implement its recommendations. Note: The finished white paper by Norm Ornstein was published as "Creating A Public Square in a Challenging Media Age." Please see related project here.
To develop a chamber version of the critically-acclaimed opera, Dead Man Walking
To launch a grassroots community outreach campaign to support the production of Pearl Cleage's "Flyin' West," scheduled to run February 7-24, 2013
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 foster the appreciation and understanding of new work and thinking in the dance field with "Is Paris Burning?," a 3-year series of artist-curated and site-specific performances that examine and re-invigorate traditional conceptions of dance in Miami
To support “It's Your Move” - an interactive video project that will engage Akron residents through choreography and dance.