Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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BMe Networks

To tap into the unrealized potential of black men as catalysts for positive community engagement by growing the BMe Network from 3,000 to 30,000 inspired black men and their friends over the next three years.

Black Male Engagement (BMe) Fund

For the BMe Fund which will provide grants to black men in Detroit and Philadelphia who have shared their stories and are engaging others in strengthening their cities

Black Male Engagement (BMe) Fund

To provide operating monies that support networking events and story gathering activities conducted by local Black Male Engagement (BMe) team leaders in Detroit and Philadelphia

Black Male Re-Imagined Conference

For Black Male Re-Imagined II, a two day convening of high level influencers in the black male engagement space designed to transform perceptions of black men.

Civil Society Institute

To plan a community-based component to a multi-state early childhood network and develop of a statewide partnership for Quality Pre-Kindergarten in Pennsylvania

Community PlanIT

To implement Community PlanIT, an online tool that enables engagement in local community planning efforts, in four Knight communities: Detroit, Akron, San Jose and Philadelphia

Everyblock

To create, test and release open-source software that links databases to allow citizens of a large city to learn (and act on) civic information about their neighborhood or block

Girls Who Code

To help address the shortage of women in the technology field by deploying a new program in Detroit, Miami and San Jose to encourage girls (ages 13-17) to build their skills and seek opportunities in technology

Mobilize.org: Democracy 2.0

To allow Mobilize.org to expand Democracy 2.0 - its community-based, millennial-led engagement project - into five Knight communities: Detroit, San Jose, Miami, Charlotte and Philadelphia

National Council of YMCAs of America

To develop the model YMCA Newcomer-Immigrant Program which will be implemented in seven Knight communities and then replicated nationally to support the successful integration of immigrants into our communities

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