To extend the John S. and James L. Knight Masterworks Season over the next three years and to elevate the level of programming
To continue to elevate classical programming in the community and to fulfill Knight's commitment to sponsoring last season's John S. and James L. Knight Masterworks Season, inaugurated in 2009-10
To create the Knight Miami Art Student Travel Fund, in support of experiential learning opportunities, critical to the personal growth and artistic development of Miami's young talents, at Design and Architecture High School (DASH) and New World School for the Arts (NWSA).
To create the Knight Miami Ballet Fund, to strengthen the institution, help the company expand its repertoire and commission new works under a new artistic director
To create the Knight Miami Classical Music donor advised fund, in support of the expansion of the Cleveland Orchestra's presence in Miami, as its winter home
To enable a unique orchestral academy to solidify its role as cultural icon by creation of a Knight New Media Endowment that will help the organization capitalize on technology and explore new performance formats
To establish three annual Knight New Work Awards to enhance output by arts groups in Broward County, to remove barriers for local artists and to extend arts enjoyment to a greater number of residents
To support "Knight Night in Akron" and Akron Preview Event for the 35th Cleveland International Film Festival (2011) and 36th Cleveland International Film Festival (2012).
To help create a vibrant museum culture in Miami by endowing Art for all Miami, an art education program that will lower the barrier to entry to the visual arts by taking 40,000 students to class at the museum each year
For an operating endowment to support extensive new cultural facilities in downtown Charlotte, including a 1,200-seat theater to be named for John S. and James L. Knight
To launch Philadelphia's cultural season with a live, high-definition simulcast of the Opera Company of Philadelphia's Opening Night performance of Puccini's La Bohème on Philadelphia's historic Independence Mall
To address the city’s environmental issues by hosting artists who will collaborate with scientists to create public environmental artworks and educational programs