John S. and James L. Knight Foundation (FL)



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.


Web Address

www.knightfoundation.org

Social Media Links

Facebook - www.facebook.com/knightfdn

Vimeo - www.vimeo.com/knightfdn/videos

Vimeo - www.vimeo.com/knightfdn/videos

Twitter - @knightfdn

Foundation RSS Feeds

News - www.knightfoundation.org/rss/news-feed/

Assets

$2,192,836,756 - 2011-12-31
$2,618,700,006 - 2007-12-31


Giving

$139,253,825 - 2011-12-31
$121,267,122 - 2007-12-31


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from Knight Foundation


Music - The Universal Language
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation

Wells Fargo Foundation approved a $2,000 grant for the music therapy program and the Outreach Committee of the Reading Musical Foundation...more

A Foundation Gives Millions for Innovation in Cities. What Kinds of Ideas Are Winning Support?
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies

Philanthropy has played a big part in that experimentation, both trying to fill funding gaps, and nudging forward innovations in transit,...more

A Foundation Gives Millions for Innovation in Cities. What Kinds of Ideas Are Wining Support?
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies

Another prominent funder that's been supporting innovation in urban areas is the Knight Foundation, in part through its Knight Cities Challenge,...more

Knight Foundation grants provide opportunities for city design, immigrants in Philadelphia
Foundation: Knight Foundation

After receiving 4,500 applications nationwide, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced its 2017 Knight Cities Challenge...more

Community Foundation awards $52200 to bring the arts to downtown Reading
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

READING, PA – As part of a larger effort to build on the increasing momentum to revitalize downtown Reading, Berks County Community...more

Knight Foundation picks Gary ruins plan for grant
Foundation: Knight Foundation

The Gary Redevelopment Commission was named a $163,333 grant winner by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, which is splitting...more

$100000 mural project will add color to north Wichita
Foundation: Knight Foundation

Lilly Weinberg, community foundation programs director for the Knight Foundation, said “Horizontes” is “a really powerful project around...more

5 Detroit projects win Knight Foundation Knight Cities Challenge grants
Foundation: Knight Foundation

A project aimed at bringing more minorities into Detroit's burgeoning property development scene is among five local winners in this year's John...more

Community Engagement Focus of New Knight Foundation Grants
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Wichita Community Foundation

WICHITA, Kan. - 1/24/2012 - Increasing community engagement is the central focus of three new grants announced today by the Wichita...more

Knight Foundation Fund pledges nearly $120000 in grants for Wichita
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Wichita Community Foundation

... Foundation's Carol Coletta to kick off Fuel the Fire Speaker Series on Aug. ... Knight Foundation Fund pledges nearly $120,000 in grants for...more





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