Two charitable foundations are making a multimillion-dollar investment in public spaces in five of the city’s most underserved communities, creating what could become a national “test kitchen” of sorts on urban renewal.
Twenty projects designed to engage Philadelphians in imaginative new ways are under consideration for funding by the Knight Foundation.
Philadelphians are once again being invited to submit their most creative ideas for a chance to get them funded by the Knight Foundation. But the competition will be a bit tougher for local artists this year.
Three years ago, Donna Frisby-Greenwood became program director for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation in Philadelphia.
A program at Temple University that uses maps, apps, and social networks to improve neighborhoods has gotten another infusion of cash.
This is your last chance to get in on the Knight Arts Challenge. Applications for the last year of the three-year, $9 million grant program are due in two weeks.
A West Philadelphia man who served time in prison has a new lease on life. He recently won a Knight Foundation award for his work inspiring young people.
Art lovers in Philadelphia are getting a chance to become collectors without much cash in their bank accounts thanks to a new concept called “Community Supported Art.”
If you’re the creative type, you may have a chance to get one of the three million dollars in grants that the Knight Foundation will give away in Philadelphia. But hurry, the deadline to apply is Monday.
The Knight Foundation has issued yet another challenge to eight cities in the nation, including Philadelphia: develop new ways to report on arts.
Last September, the Knight Foundation asked the question, “What makes art in Philadelphia?” And 1752 organizations, artists, businesses, community organizations and others came up with their own ideas.
A just released Gallup/Knight Foundation study found Philadephians have a greater connnection to their city. Pollsters found three qualities that generated the passion for where we live: social aspects, openess, and beauty
Those who want to know more about the challange that will fudn the best ideas for arts in Philadelphia get one last chance before Monday’s deadline at a townhall meeting tonight.
The Knight Foundation is offering millions of dollars in grant money to anyone in Philadelphia who has a great idea for the arts.