Program Areas

We support informed and engaged communities through three program areas.

All Funding Opportunities

We fund the majority of projects through open challenges. Don't see a match to your idea?

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    Knight Arts Challenge

    The Knight Arts Challenge funds the best ideas for engaging and enriching communities through the arts. In 2018, we’re giving away a total of $3 million to ideas in Detroit.

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    Knight Prototype Fund: Arts and Technology

    Technology can radically advance the way people access and participate in the arts, helping cultural institutions reach people where they are, keep pace with audience preferences and create fresh avenues for creative expression. We are launching this open call for ideas to explore digitally-driven approaches that galleries, museums, performing arts centers, theaters, and arts organizations of all genres might use to inspire audiences.

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