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


Knight Arts Challenge announces winners, $1.3 million in grants
Foundation: Knight Foundation

Knight Arts Challenge announces winners, $1.3 million in grants ..... With the $125,000 grant from the Knight Foundation, Nashef and her team...more

Torchbearers get a firsthand look at Akron's entrepreneurial scene
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation, Knight Foundation

On Thursday, Oct. 3, the Akron Community Foundation will hold hundreds of mealtime conversations when it presents On the Table Greater...more

On the Table Greater Akron brings diverse groups together
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation, Knight Foundation, Chicago Community Trust

Akron Community Foundation leaders determined the issues after they reviewed the data in the 2017 and 2018 On the Table surveys and...more

Porch off Calhoun Street open through October; girls find mentors in untraditional jobs
Foundation: Knight Foundation

The porch is part of the city's Alley Activation project, which is funded primarily by an $83,000 grant from the Knight Foundation/Community...more

Knight Arts Challenge Akron chooses 16 projects to receive funding
Foundation: Knight Foundation

Sixteen winning ideas will share $592,000 in grant money in the 2019 Knight Arts Challenge Akron, the John S. and James L. Knight...more

Knight Foundation Awards $2.15 Million to Boost St. Paul Arts Scene
Foundation: Knight Foundation

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has announced grants totaling $2.15 million to strengthen the arts and arts community in downtown...more

UMN and local foundation scramble to address lawmaker's hiring
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

The University of Minnesota and a prominent local philanthropy on ... not out of taxpayer or private/philanthropic funds,” Hellman said in a...more

Nathaniel Wallace named Knight Foundation's Detroit program director
Foundation: Knight Foundation

Nathaniel Wallace named Knight Foundation's Detroit program director ... Outside of his day job, Wallace is active with several Detroit arts organizations. ... including: Music Hall Center for the...more

The Brief: Zebras take on unicorns, Africa's soil startups, climate-analytics consolidation, St. Paul's ...
Foundation: Knight Foundation

Lee, who heads sustainable and impact investing in the Americas for UBS Global Wealth Management, will join ImpactAlpha editor David Bank at...more

McKnight Foundation will double down on greener-economy grants
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

The McKnight Foundation will announce Tuesday that it's going to double down on its long-standing commitment to a greener economy and a...more



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