To support cross-cultural understanding through a forum that focuses on the role of arts in building and engaging communities.
To support the Ashoka Support Network Global Summit's first worldwide gathering in Miami aimed at developing a greater and more effective partnership between business leaders and social entrepreneurs
To launch the Aspen Forum for Community Solutions, which will demonstrate new, effective ways that community stakeholders can engage to solve problems and seize opportunity
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 continue to engage Akron's emerging talent by connecting its diverse young business professionals with the local nonprofit community through Business Volunteers Unlimited
To upgrade the Knight-sponsored Change By Us and launch it in three Knight communities to more effectively engage citizens in community-wide programs
To engage residents and visitors in the health of coastal areas, the Key Biscayne Community Foundation will create a citizen scientist program to monitor the local marine habitat.
To provide cash prizes to the winners of the National Conference on Citizenship's Civic Data Challenge, which is co-sponsored by Knight
To support the National Conference on Citizenship's second annual Civic Data Challenge - turning civic health data into useful community tools
To explore the connections between the Knight "Soul of the Community" findings on community attachment and the findings of the Civic Health Index that civic engagement leads to economic resiliency
To build a web platform for local community engagement in Akron that uses trained community organizers and creates a local online sharing network for neighbors and civic leaders to connect
For Connect2Compete, a national public-private coalition to make Internet services, equipment and training affordable and compelling for low-income families, with a focus on Knight communities