To support Plowshares Theatre Company in carrying out its artistic mission of developing new works in African-American theater for a culturally and socially diverse audience
To support the University of Wynwood in its mission to improve literary life in Miami by funding a lecture series, a forum for intellectual discussion, advisory services to high school writing programs and the Poem Depot Project
To support the work of local spoken word artists participating in Poetic Peace Open Mic Tuesday Night
To increase awareness of spoken word art by making the Poetic Peace programming available to a wider audience and inviting increased participation through nominal awards
To foster a greater sense of community between two geographically close but culturally diverse neighborhoods by producing a theatrical performance written and performed by its residents
To assure the successful launch of power2give.org, an innovative fundraising site that will allow cultural organizations in Charlotte and Miami to post projects online and market them to potential donors
To connect local cultural projects to donors by bringing to Broward County power2give.org, which allows cultural organizations to crowd-source funding for specific projects.
To spark dialogue about contemporary art by incorporating the work of internationally acclaimed light and space artist James Turrell into a new Quaker meetinghouse that is open to all
To present one private performance of Puccini's La Boheme as an audience development project for targeted members of the San Jose community who have never or not recently attended an opera
To showcase local artists in RAAMP It Up Wednesdays, free evening concerts in various musical genres at the African American Museum in Philadelphia Plaza
To present RACE: Are We So Different?, the first nationally traveling exhibition to tell the stories of race from the biological, cultural and historical points of view.
To partner Sixth Floor Trio with Knight Foundation on a Random Acts of Culture Tour of America and the 'Music of the People' video project, featuring Sixth Floor Trio performances in four Knight communities