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

Minneapolis fund recognizes efforts to fight climate change
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation

Minneapolis fund recognizes efforts to fight climate change ... of three community organizations for their creative efforts to counter climate change. The Minneapolis Climate Action and Racial Equity...more

'We have to start somewhere': Residents attend 'On the Table' community forums
Foundation: Knight Foundation

... for the second straight year as the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties once again sponsored “On the Table”...more

National Arab Orchestra builds bridges through music
Foundation: Knight Foundation

For anyone who's been moved by the arts, the power within creative ... allow it to establish the Building Bridges Through Music education...more

Data geeks in Duluth, here's a grant that might be for you
Foundation: Knight Foundation

Data geeks in Duluth, here's a grant that might be for you ... The Knight Foundation invests in the 26 cities where brothers John S. and James L....more

Cayce City Council receives grant funding from the Central Carolina Community Foundation
Foundation: Central Carolina Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

JoAnn Turnquist, president and CEO of the Central Carolina Community Foundation, presented the City of Cayce with a check for $63,000, funded...more

The State of Public Trust in Local News
Foundation: Knight Foundation

A study, which is part of Knight Foundation's Trust, Media and Democracy initiative with Gallup, probes Americans' perceptions and assessments of local media in depth. The study reveals that...more

Investing in Inclusion and Diversity
Foundation: Knight Foundation

... create positive impacts on strategy, risk management and the optimization of results. ... A Knight Foundation sponsored study on asset management and ... diversity, equity and inclusion are key...more

Knight Foundation gives $700000 for projects focused on Historic West End
Foundation: Knight Foundation

... Training and working with leaders from neighborhood organizations through Duke University's Nonprofit Certificate Management...more

Can we bridge funding gap with entrepreneurship? | Notes on Nonprofits
Foundation: Knight Foundation

I would like to see heightened interest in helping nonprofits run for profit ventures as a revenue generator. Social enterprise, social...more

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Electric Car Startup is Revolutionizing Mobility for Wheelchair Users

Electric Car Startup is Revolutionizing Mobility for Wheelchair Users

Stacy Zoern’s electric-car startup Kenguru is starting to revolutionize mobility for millions of wheelchair users. Her Kenguru hatchback enables users access the vehicle using its rear-opening tailgate and automatic ramp, securing their wheelchairs via interlocking device. It has no seats.

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