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

Report Urges Oregon Community Foundation to Focus on Disparities
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Oregon Community Foundation

Although the Oregon Community Foundation is committed to advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI), it needs to step up its efforts to...more

Penn Street's burgeoning arts scene to get a boost with $63737 in grants for eight projects
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

The Arts Fund's Penn Street Arts Grant Program began last year and funded ... $2,500 to RIZE to hold the Dance on the Streets Bailando Music...more

Initiative Foundation's Gaalswyk announces retirement
Foundation: Initiative Foundation, Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

The foundation has invested $80 million through grants and business ... The Initiative Foundation is one of six such organizations in the state,...more

Three new members elected to Berks County Community Foundation's board of directors
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

READING, PA – Lyn Camella-Rich, Michael Rivera and Marilu Rodríguez-Bauer have been elected as new members of Berks County...more

Berks Arts Council Announces Funding Opportunity for Arts Projects and Organizations
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

READING, PA–Berks Arts Council (BAC) is pleased to announce that grant applications are now open for the 2016-2017 Pennsylvania Partners in...more

Locating Desert Springs in our Communities: Libraries, Innovation and Philanthropy
Foundation: Knight Foundation

NCSU Libraries I.T. Littleton Seminar James B. Hunt Library Auditorium John Bracken, VP Media Innovations, Knight...more

How the Ohio Media Project came to be
Foundation: Knight Foundation

A group of Ohio broadcasters and newspapers, including The Blade, met in December, 2015, and agreed that Ohioans receive short shrift in...more

Long Beach Innovation Team Focuses on Entrepreneurs
Foundation: Knight Foundation, James Irvine Foundation , Long Beach Community Foundation, Irvine Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies

... various issues faced by entrepreneurs, with money to pay for those projects from the Knight Foundation and the Long Beach Community...more

Secure grants to pay for Manatee County's John Marble Pool project
Foundation: Knight Foundation

And there are also local foundation grants, such as the Knight Foundation. In fact, if they need a grant writer, I am available. I charge a very...more

Knight Foundation program director Beverly Blake to retire
Foundation: Community Foundation of Central Georgia, Knight Foundation

She is a member of the Downtown Macon Rotary Club, a former member of the Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of Central...more

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