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.
I've spent the better part of this week talking about the special people that put out the nonprofit news content that you enjoy for free on a daily basis from Voice of OC. As we enter our ninth year...more
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“The Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund is supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, in partnership with the Ford Foundation and the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. It...more