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


  

Recent News from Knight Foundation


National Community Development Initiative Selects Chicago for $5 Million Grant
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Kresge Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

A national effort to counter the growing economic and social fragmentation in cities has awarded a $5 million grant to Chicago and the Chicago Arts...more

Youth Volunteer Corps Launches in Berks County
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

VOiCEup Berks, a fund of Berks County Community Foundation, is a new organization dedicated to connecting all sectors of Berks County to...more

Muhlenberg School District students' art exhibit on display in downtown Reading
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

Installation of the exhibits is managed by Frances A. Aitken, Community Foundation senior vice president for finance and operations, and Vivi...more

community development initiative selects Chicago for $5 million grant
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Kresge Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Stony Island Arts Bank will serve as the pilot site in an initiative to foster civic engagement, economic opportunity and environmental...more

"We Are Grand Forks" documents everyday stories
Foundation: Knight Foundation

The project began this year after community leaders, including those at the local Community Foundation, envisioned the project and disbursed...more

Departing Macon director: 'The city has adopted me and I've adopted the city'
Foundation: Community Foundation of Central Georgia, Knight Foundation

... such as NewTown Macon and organizations such as the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Community Foundation of Central...more

Innovators invited to share ideas for Knight Cities Challenge
Foundation: Gulf Coast Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

It's an informational meeting about the challenge, which is a partnership with the Gulf Coast Community Foundation and the Knight Foundation...more

The Giving Challenge is ON!
Foundation: Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Knight Foundation, Manatee Community Foundation

For the next 24 hours, WMNF is proud to participate in the Giving Challenge sponsored by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County...more

Residents invited to enhance the community
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, Knight Foundation

"Gehl contends that metropolitan areas should be built in a way that accounts for human needs and social interaction," the Community...more

Reading Health OB/GYN Practice is First in PA to Use Mobile App for Expectant Mothers
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

Reading Health Physician Network doctors are committed to bringing quality ... RHPN All About Women received a grant from Reading Health...more





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