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.
“We are thrilled that the Tallahassee Arts Entrepreneurs Institute will align with the Knight Foundation's commitment to providing people with important information. We want artists to grow along...more
The Community Foundation of North Florida notified the Riley House Museum that its "Souls To Lead The Way" application was awarded a one-year grant. Grant coordinators want to replace worn...more
Facebook will grant these scholars access to proprietary data that has met the company's new, heightened security around user privacy. The committee will define research topics and invite the broader...more
Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Ananya Dance Theatre, founded by Indian American Ananya Chatterjea, has been named the recipient of a $100,000 grant from the McKnight Foundation. The Minneapolis-based...more
“In each of these neighborhoods we support a cluster of organizations that are in relationship with one another, so it's more like an ecosystem where everyone can bring their talents and create a...more
The well-known foundation, started in 1953 by 3M executive William L. McKnight and his wife, Maude, delivers more than $90 million in grants through seven program areas. One of those, the Climate...more
To help strengthen and coordinate its fundraising muscle, the Ford, Kresge and Skillman foundations made a $1.1 million grant to the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan in 2014 to support an...more