To provide general operating support for BenitoLink.com, a new, hyperlocal website with mobile capability that responds to San Benito County residents’ need for a central, single place to find useful information and communicate with each other about their community.
To quantify the necessary investment in the Macon community to coordinate, utilize and maximize all existing assets to improve broadband access and adoption
To help low-income San Jose residents gain digital literacy and digital media literacy skills that enable them to more effectively participate together in civic affairs.
To support CTOs for Good, a group of Chief Technology Officers from nonprofits that focus on mobilization and engagement, and their first in-person meeting on February 24-25, 2011
To launch a digital platform (Change By Us) that changes the fundamental nature of the relationship between citizens and their local governments by engaging them in decision making and service delivery
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 create the CitizenshipWorks Innovation Fund to invest in new tools and technologies that help legal permanent residents become U.S. citizens
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 support a program that increases engagement and transparency in government by asking top developers and designers to become CFA fellows, giving a year of service in city governments, including two Knight communities
To build an online catalog of applications that local governments and community leaders can use to locate, understand and deploy the best available tools for community engagement
To support our strategy of investing in citizen-centered solutions in three Knight communities by piloting the Code for America model, which deploys technology professionals to develop original solutions that engage citizens in community challenges