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


Program offers $30 off monthly internet service. Here's what to know. - Detroit Free Press
Foundation: Knight Foundation

More:Knight Foundation grants $750K to Detroit's north end for household ... they received a federal Pell grant during the current award...more

Institute for Nonprofit News Raised Record $12M in 2021 - Subscription Insider
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Walton Family Foundation, Schwab Charitable

The Institute for Nonprofit News and partners raised a record $12M to support NewsMatch 2021, including $6M in seed money for 2022 &...more

Acres for Good just one of many programs offered by Southern Minnesota Initiative ... - Agweek
Foundation: Initiative Foundation, Knight Foundation, Southwest Initiative Foundation, McKnight Foundation

The Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation came to fruition during the ... "We do provide trainings, grants, and we distribute 25,000...more

Knight Akron Arts Challenge returns, awards 6 winners $400K - Spectrum News
Foundation: Knight Foundation

Victoria Rogers, Knight's arts program president, said in a release that despite the pandemic, Akron's applicants showed creativity and...more

2021 GoodGiving Challenge raises $2.9 million for nonprofits - Lane Report
Foundation: Blue Grass Community Foundation, Clark County Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

LEXINGTON, Ky. “At Blue Grass Community Foundation, building greater community generosity is central to what we do,” said Lisa Adkins,...more

CFCG announces Downtown Challenge 2.0 Grant recipients - 41NBC News
Foundation: Community Foundation of Central Georgia, Knight Foundation

The Community Foundation of Central Georgia announced the 20 recipients of the second round of the Downtown Challenge 2.0...more

After knocking on 'so many doors,' Grand Forks fundraisers hit $10 million goal in just 70 ...
Foundation: Knight Foundation

Knight Foundation Donor-Advised Fund at the Community Foundation of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Region - $25,000. Midco -...more

Philanthropies planning a nonprofit newsroom in Cleveland | National | dnronline.com
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Cleveland Foundation

Tags · Business · General News · News Media · Media · Newspapers · Journalism · Philanthropic Foundations ·...more

Fossil-Fuel Divestment Gains Momentum in Philanthropy
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Surdna Foundation, Ford Foundation, McKnight Foundation

As a movement to divest from fossil fuel is gaining support among foundations, two of the biggest names in philanthropy — the Ford and...more

Knight Foundation grant to provide households with internet access - Detroit Free Press
Foundation: Knight Foundation

The Knight Foundation announced a $750000 grant intended to provide 1000 households in the north end with wireless...more



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