To build +Acumen, an online leadership academy to train social entrepreneurs with targeted outreach in four Knight communities.
To adapt and implement the "10Questions" platform in Brazil's presidential election as a first step to bringing the system to Latin America
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 create 10Questions mobile app and pilot test it in the Mexican presidential election
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 support the 2010 Youth Venture Summit, a gathering of young leaders who are addressing social issues in their communities throughout the U.S.
To determine how well the federal government follows its own freedom of information rules with the 2011 Knight Open Government Survey
To provide support for the Grantmakers in the Arts 2012 Annual Conference to be held in Miami, Florida