To support the presentation of 'When I Knew' - a concert series that will share stories from Philadelphia's LGBT community members with area high school students.
To launch a film festival that challenges professional directors and student filmmakers to focus on the essence of storytelling by creating films that use exactly 100 spoken words. The first event was held Nov. 22 at the McGlohon Theater. A sold out crowd saw 30 film premieres, many by award-winning filmmakers.
To engage Detroiters in the city's history by creating a series of 'zines that explore the city's people and places
To create a series of drive-through audio collages of the city by installing hyper-local radio stations continuously broadcasting on the same frequency
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 send 22 recent New World School of the Arts Bachelor of Fine Arts graduates to Berlin, Germany for the 2010 Berlin Biennial
To provide support for the Grantmakers in the Arts 2012 Annual Conference to be held in Miami, Florida
To eliminate economic and geographic barriers to entry and encourage greater audience engagement at the 2012 Blossom Music Festival
To support the establishment of the Knight Fellows program and the Fellows' participation in Americans for the Arts' 2012 Emerging Leaders Preconference, scheduled for June 7-8, 2012 in San Antonio, Tex
To engage audiences through the founding of the Cinequest Audience Favorite Feature and Audience Favorite Documentary awards, to be premiered during the 23rd Annual Cinequest Film Festival from Feb. 26-March 10, 2013
To support an artistic project by OpenEnded Group that combines 3D visualizations with personal testimonies, showcasing a unique cross-section of Detroit, to be presented as an installation and on the Web using the emerging WebGL framework.