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.

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Recent News from Knight Foundation

Knight Foundation awards nearly $200K in grants locally
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Wichita Community Foundation

A Knight Foundation Fund administered through the Wichita Community Foundation is awarding nine nonprofit groups a share of nearly $200,000...more

Ali Cultural Arts to Offer Audio Engineering Program Thanks to a Grant from the Knight Foundation
Foundation: Knight Foundation

The launch of this program is made possible by a grant from the John S. and ... The $60,000 challenge grant was awarded to Ali Cultural Arts / Pompano ... Miranda holds Avid Certified Pro Tools...more

'Moonlight' playwright among Knight Arts Challenge winners
Foundation: Knight Foundation

Four Broward and Palm Beach arts organizations and the man who ... the Knight Foundation named winners of its 2016 Knight Arts Challenge...more

#GivingTuesdayBerks campaign is underway to support Berks County nonprofits
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

Berks County Community Foundation, in collaboration with the Animal Rescue League of Berks County and Berks Encore, created a local guide...more

All aboard for NorthPark trains fundraiser
Foundation: Knight Foundation

My octogenarian parents well remember a time when every boy wanted a toy train. My dad got a standard-gauge Lionel set during the Depression...more

Inventive Approaches to Urban Problem Solving
Foundation: Knight Foundation

Detroit's experiences hint at a model where philanthropy and business ... There are other illustrative examples of the philanthropic and private...more

Albright College President to be Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award for Fundraising Efforts
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

McMillan will receive the award at the AFP Berks' 10th annual National Philanthropy Day breakfast celebration at the Doubletree ... the extraordinary philanthropic achievements of local individuals,...more

Dallas Historical Society to honor 12 civic leaders Thursday
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Meadows Foundation, Meadows Foundation

... education: Pat Mattingly; history: Hugh Aynesworth; humanities: Molly Bogen; medical research: Dr. Eric Olson; philanthropy: Linda Perryman...more

Faces for Nov. 13, 2016
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

Minnesota Community Foundation in Minneapolis got the second largest grant of $25,000, while grants of $20,000 were given to Hibbing...more

Second Annual Canvas Outdoor Museum Show Opens in Downtown West Palm Beach
Foundation: Knight Foundation

... Knight Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties and Knight Foundation program director, Lilly...more

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Eco Communities Appointed to Run Howbury Community Facility and Slade Green Library

Eco Communities Appointed to Run Howbury Community Facility and Slade Green Library
Social enterprise, Eco Communities, has been appointed to run the Howbury Community Facility and Slade Green...

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