Sharing the tools and technology of the maker movement by prototyping an equipment lending system - a process for sharing maker kits between libraries - that builds on existing interlibrary loan frameworks
Prototyping an app to give patrons a deeper library experience based on the user's location, interests and actions in the library.
For a free, open source Drupal module that will help people map where news is happening. Part of Knight Drupal Initiative.
To scale a data provider network that allows citizens to collect and share microeconomic data from countries in Africa that lack financial infrastructure; providing reliable, consistent financial data should encourage greater investment in the area.
To research user needs and create the initial data model and templates for Market Metrics, a web application allowing farmers' markets to easily and effectively collect, store, and report data about the health impacts of their markets.
To move training for journalists who cover nonprofit organizations to Marshall University
To create a blog on covering nonprofits for Knight training alumni
To support a regional media network that will increase the public affairs and investigative reporting capacity of nine community newspapers
For expanded support for scholarships to computer programmers to study journalism
Helping libraries better manage one of their greatest assets - the building itself - by using open hardware to track data about its public spaces.
For Knight's 2013 membership which supports the organization's programs promoting best practices in media philanthropy, and also sponsor a Media Impact Forum event in January 2013
To support the creation of the Lear Center for Media Metrics