Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Ashoka Fellows

To select 15 promising social entrepreneurs in Knight Communities and to infuse them with the intellectual, financial and social capital required to increase their likelihood of success in their communities

Focus: HOPE

To increase the job skills of residents near Focus: HOPE's campus through support of the organization's comprehensive campaign

National Security Archive Fund

To increase the freedom of flow of information to citizens and journalists by underwriting comprehensive audits that keep pressure on officials to release information in a timely and legal manner

Rutgers University Foundation

To construct the Knight Early Learning Research Academy in Camden, offering a collection of model services for improving early childhood education, raising the possibility the Academy will set the standard for early childhood education in New Jersey.

Shorebank Enterprise Detroit

To accelerate neighborhood transformation in Detroit by supporting equity-like developer investments in affordable housing, multi-family rehab, and other projects, and to solidify ShoreBank as a community development agent

United Way of Allen County

To add a second pillar to Fort Wayne's embrace of "New Hoosiers" by connecting immigrant populations to educational and literacy services

Arts Council Silicon Valley

To create a detailed business plan centered on the concept that creativity, both technological and artistic, is the once and future life force of Silicon Valley, and should be the basis for a coalescence of private and public decision-making

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