For the “What Immigrants Contribute” event at the Bush Center on July 10, 2013, designed to impact the national dialogue on immigration.
To create and implement an innovative education recruitment and retention model that will increase the number of African-American males enrolling in and graduating from the University of Akron
To build +Acumen, an online leadership academy to train social entrepreneurs with targeted outreach in four Knight communities.
To help launch a new vision for Silicon Valley by supporting development of a focused plan aimed at making downtown San Jose a more viable, fun and pedestrian-friendly place
To create a new sense of place in Silicon Valley by supporting an initiative that uses the lens of creativity to bring the future into focus and inspire physical and cultural improvements
To support the 2010 Youth Venture Summit, a gathering of young leaders who are addressing social issues in their communities throughout the U.S.
To provide support for the Grantmakers in the Arts 2012 Annual Conference to be held in Miami, Florida
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 provide sponsorship support of the 3rd Annual National Immigrant Integration Conference on October 24-26, 2011, in Seattle
To fund student scholarships for the 52nd Silver Knight Awards, a ceremony recognizing outstanding students who have not only maintained good grades but have also applied their knowledge to contribute significant service to their schools and communities
For Silver Sponsorship of the 76th Annual US Conference of Mayors Meeting in Miami on June 20-24, 2008
To initiate a nationwide public education campaign for the purpose of making America safer and more secure