For 2014 membership in the Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia, formerly known as Delaware Valley Grantmakers, to support the work Knight's work in Philadelphia.
To produce 'A Play, a Pie and a Pint', a series of plays performed in non-traditional venues at non-traditional times on days when other theaters are traditionally dark
To offer Arts Wide-Open at Temple Performing Arts Center, offering local public school students after-school, age-appropriate activities with professional artists
To create an innovative five-concert project, including a one-day three-concert festival, presenting contemporary composers exploring their African-American, Asian-American and Latin-American cultures
To tap into the unrealized potential of black men as catalysts for positive community engagement by growing the BMe Network from 3,000 to 30,000 inspired black men and their friends over the next three years.
To enrich the BalletX audience's experience of dance further by inviting fellow artists from the region to perform during intermissions
To accelerate the transformation of the Ben Franklin Parkway into a world-class, pedestrian-oriented cultural campus through coordinated, extensive public space investments
For the BMe Fund which will provide grants to black men in Detroit and Philadelphia who have shared their stories and are engaging others in strengthening their cities
To provide operating monies that support networking events and story gathering activities conducted by local Black Male Engagement (BMe) team leaders in Detroit and Philadelphia
For the Black Male Engagement (BMe) Fund which will provide grants to black men in Philadelphia who have shared their stories and are engaging others in strengthening their city.
For Black Male Re-Imagined II, a two day convening of high level influencers in the black male engagement space designed to transform perceptions of black men.
To increase exposure for local artists with Building Audiences, a curation project on The Key, a website showcasing Philadelphia's thriving local music scene