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


Registration open for September neighborhoods conference
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, Knight Foundation

Sponsors include the Knight Foundation and the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne. Other sponsors include Parkview Health, Ruoff...more

A wild (but hopefully not rainy) weekend; 'Blood Knot' to open at Pillsbury House
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Northwest Area Foundation, Brown Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation, Saint Paul Foundation

Although the Whirl's organizer, Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA), didn't get big chunks of grant money it was counting on last ... So Resonance is not just about new music, but new...more

PB Poetry Festival Names Joy Harjo as Special Guest Poet in January 2020
Foundation: Knight Foundation

She has five award-winning CDs of music including the award-winning ... In 2010, the Palm Beach Poetry Festival received an Arts Challenge...more

Akron Art Museum looks to its 2022 centennial, sets $25 million fundraising goal
Foundation: Knight Foundation

Major gifts in the “silent” early campaign, in addition to the Knight foundation's, include grants from the Rick and Alita Rogers Family Foundation...more

Foundation gets $1.6M to redevelop vacant school in Greater Grand Crossing
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Kresge Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

“We are thrilled to receive this impactful grant from Mayor Emanuel's Neighborhood Opportunity Fund,” said Theaster Gates, artist, activist...more

Foundation gets $1.6M to redevelop vacant school in Greater Grand Crossing
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Kresge Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Rebuild Foundation, the arts, education and cultural development ... grant award from Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Neighborhood Opportunity Fund...more

Salt Lake Tribune seeks to become a nonprofit 'community asset,' Huntsman to give up solo ...
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Philadelphia Foundation

In a twofold strategy, attorneys have already sought IRS approval to create an endowed nonprofit foundation to support independent journalism...more

Don't Trust the Messenger: Forget Profit
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Carnegie Corporation of New York, MacArthur Foundation, Knight Foundation, California Endowment, Ford Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Kellogg Foundation, Open Society Foundations, Laura and John Arnold Foundation

According to the authors, the “great majority” of nonprofit media outlets “rely heavily on foundation grants for their revenue.” And in their...more

Five Wings Arts Council doles out awards: Pine River couple wins award
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

Five Wings Arts Council doles out awards: Pine River couple wins award .... The Outstanding Arts Organization award went to the St Francis...more

What's New in Civic Tech: Knight Foundation Invests in Miami
Foundation: Knight Foundation

The Knight Foundation has announced more than $1 million for new ... The programs receiving the grants are varied in nature, despite sharing...more





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