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


CEO of Juxtaposition Arts departs for McKnight Foundation
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

The foundation has around $2.3 billion in assets and grants about $90 million per year. Cummings does not know her departure date from JXTA....more

CEO of Juxtaposition Arts departs for McKnight Foundation
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

CEO of Juxtaposition Arts departs for McKnight Foundation. + ... In her new position, Cummings will lead McKnight's arts program, focused on ... Established in 1953, the McKnight Foundation promotes...more

BenitoLink attends Knight Foundation conference in Miami
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Community Foundation for San Benito County

BenitoLink Executive Director Leslie David and Community Foundation for San Benito County President Gary Byrne. Photo provided. The...more

Informed Communities: Evictions
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation, Knight Foundation, Cleveland Foundation

In their call for ideas, the foundations (Cleveland Foundation, Akron Community Foundation, Knight Foundation and The Center for...more

Long Beach Radio Station 99.1 KLBP On Air
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Long Beach Community Foundation

Soon after, the station received a grant from the Knight Foundation through the Long Beach Community Foundation. That money helped the...more

Individual artist grants awarded in R2AC
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

The Individual Artist Grant Program is supported by a grant from the McKnight Foundation to fund costs associated with the exhibition,...more

Sound Garden, Houghton Community Center Near Completion In North Long Beach
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Long Beach Community Foundation

Jane Netherton, past president of the Long Beach Community Foundation, ... Last week, Community Foundation executive director Marcelle...more

Three-Year Initiative Gives Publishers Support to Adopt and Digital Platforms
Foundation: Knight Foundation

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation recently announced a call of applications for their new initiative to help news organizations find sustainable publishing solutions. Nonprofit newsrooms...more

Creative entrepreneurs: U of M program helps rural artists learn to manage complex careers
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

One constant: her love of place and her commitment to promoting the arts in the nooks and crannies of central Minnesota. “Contemporary artists are...more

The Week in impact investing: climate action
Foundation: Knight Foundation

For ImpactAlpha's What's Next series with the Global Impact Investing Network, Amit Bouri lays out three ways asset owners large and small...more



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Lindsey Hall, co-founder of social enterprise Real Ideas Organisation (RIO), writes about UK’s first rural Social Enterprise Zone in Cornwall and explains how 'social’ and 'enterprise’ are still a gaping dichotomy.


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