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


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from Knight Foundation


Share your ideas for bettering the Macon community at On the Table
Foundation: Community Foundation of Central Georgia, Knight Foundation, Chicago Community Trust

The Community Foundation of Central Georgia, with funding from the Knight Foundation, will lead On The Table, an initiative that invites residents...more

The Brief's Big 10: Climate-finance mobilization, institutional backlash, impact leaders of the year ...
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Knight Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, McKnight Foundation

Climate action requires innovation in finance even more than in technology. ... Australia social impact bond tackles youth unemployment… Near...more

Fluxx Unveils Its Vision: A Network To Democratize Philanthropy
Foundation: MacArthur Foundation, Knight Foundation, Ford Foundation

The aim is to increase the effectiveness and impact of philanthropy through building capacity, increasing visibility throughout the grantmaking...more

Berks County Community Fund Awards Grant to Filmmakers
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

Berks County Community Fund Awards Grant to Filmmakers ... Using money received from the Community Fund's rural arts grant, they are finalizing ... Lange and Pochan are hoping some of the film music...more

Circo del Barrio-Odyssey!
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

On behalf of Barrio AlegrĂ­a, and funded in part by the Berks County Community Foundation, we would like to invite you to our first CIRCO...more

4th Annual ReadingFilmFEST grows in participation and support from community
Foundation: Berks County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

Supported by a grant from the Berks County Community Foundation, this event encourages young filmmakers to explore the world of filmmaking...more

On the Table serves up discussion on improving Akron-area communities
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

The Akron Community Foundation, which is running the initiative with the financial backing of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation,...more

Let's literally sit down at the table together (and eat) to work on Macon's problems
Foundation: Community Foundation of Central Georgia, Knight Foundation

This is a Knight Foundation initiative, and On The Table Macon is led by Community Foundation of Central Georgia. There are a number of...more

Knight Foundation probes engagement, link to media trust
Foundation: Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Knight Foundation

Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund is another investment, funded through Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and includes...more

Kenmore Neighborhood Alliance awarded 40K to connect Towpath Trail to transportation ...
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

Here, Chris Miller, communications and investment officer at Akron Community Foundation and editor of The Akronist, brings up the rear of the...more





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