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


Good News About Rich Donors; Wealthy Charities Still Use Men as Asset Managers
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Moody Foundation, Nord Family Foundation

We count on philanthropy to be several steps ahead of what society needs — and this week our senior writer Olivera Perkins brought you a story about...more

Philanthropic foundations support groups advocating on both sides of Minneapolis' policing debate
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation

But Susie Brown, who leads the state Council on Foundations, said philanthropy often funds a broad range of nonprofits that could at any time take a...more

Women, minorities manage 17% of major foundations' assets :: WRAL.com
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Casey Family Programs, Knight Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Tulsa Community Foundation

By ALEX DANIELS of The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Chronicle of Philanthropy. Less than 20% of the assets held by major foundations is invested by...more

Women, minorities manage 17% of major foundations' assets | National | wdrb.com
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Casey Family Programs, Knight Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Tulsa Community Foundation

The Gates Foundation, the largest private philanthropy in the United States with about $50 billion in assets, participated, but the study did not...more

Women, Minorities Manage Only 17% Of Major Foundations' Assets
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Casey Family Programs, Knight Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Tulsa Community Foundation

Less than 20% of the assets held by major foundations is invested by outside firms run by women or people of color, according to a report released Thursday. The report found that 30 of the largest...more

Daily News Wrap-Up: Bloomberg and Goldman Sachs Launch Climate Innovation Fund ...
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, McKnight Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies

Bloomberg Philanthropies and Goldman Sachs launched the Climate Innovation Fund to support sustainable low-carbon economic development in South...more

Business people: Sunday, Aug. 29 – Twin Cities - Pioneer Press
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

Monkey Shoulder, a William Grant & Sons-owned whisky brand, announced its ... Minneapolis, and The Sanneh Foundation, St. Paul, with grants to support...more

Downtown Fort Wayne adds another 'parklet' to growing public space portfolio
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, Knight Foundation

... the Knight Foundation through the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne. It will include outdoor dining set-ups and a life-size chess...more

Knight Foundation to fund research on how misinformation affects communities of color
Foundation: Knight Foundation

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation will commit $5.5 million in grants to support research on how technology affects democracy. The...more

Philanthropies eagerly back ex-UNC professor Hannah-Jones
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Ford Foundation

It's a large gift for journalism, and one that points to a growing philanthropic ... “And one of the things philanthropy can do is, support institutions,...more



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