Knight foundation is a private, independent foundation that started with the Knight family's belief in the value of education. The Knight Memorial Education Fund was established in 1940 to provide financial aid to college students from the Akron area.
The Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities, and foster the arts.
They help sustain democracy by leading journalism to its best possible future in the 21st century. They focus on funding Media Innovation, Journalistic Excellence, and Freedom of Expression.
Support comes from the Miami-based John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the New York-based Ford Foundation and the Detroit-based Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. The local foundation...more
Dean of the Frost School of Music, Shelton G. Berg, was named a 2017 Knight Arts Champion and awarded a $10,000 grant for his Donna Shalala MusicReach Program. The Knight Foundation supports art...more
It currently has five funders, including a big player in resilience and city philanthropy, the Kresge Foundation. The Knight Foundation, which funds Miami as one of its target geographies and is a...more
... L. Knight Foundation announced a total of $2.5m in grants on Monday (4 December) awarded to 43 arts organisations and individuals. The funding is part of the Knight Arts Challenge Miami, which...more
The Knight Foundation has named the winners of its 10th annual Knight Arts Challenge, which awards grants to art projects proposed by South Florida-based artists and organizations. This year's 43...more