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


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

Mercer Sweeps SoCon Votes Competition, Recognized by ALL-IN Challenge for Excellence in ...
Foundation: Community Foundation of Central Georgia, Knight Foundation

Wozniak received a grant from the Knight Foundation Fund at the Community Foundation of Central Georgia and technical assistance from...more

Around the Arts, Jan. 11
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

BEMIDJI -- Gallery North will hold a Creative Cafe event from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. ... 11, at the Rail River Folk School, 303 Railroad St....more

Giving People the Tools to Spot Misinformation Online
Foundation: Knight Foundation

Seattle Times political reporter, Jim Brunner, covers digital "deepfakes" - fabricated videos so realistic they can put words in the mouths of politicians or anyone else that they never said. A...more

What Will Cultural Philanthropy Look Like in the 21st Century?
Foundation: Knight Foundation

A new initiative called the Arts Funders Forum, supported by the Knight Foundation and run by the strategic advisory firm M+D, launched in Miami Beach with the aim of identifying the current state of...more



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