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(Donna Frisby-Greenwood, Philadelphia program director for the Knight Foundation.   Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Gamechanger: Donna Frisby-Greenwood

Three years ago, Donna Frisby-Greenwood became program director for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation in Philadelphia.

02/07/2014

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Temple Program That Helps Community Receives More Funding

A program at Temple University that uses maps, apps, and social networks to improve neighborhoods has gotten another infusion of cash.

12/02/2012

Open Air was a recipient of funding from the Knight Arts Challenge. (Credit: OpenAirPhilly.net)

Deadline Approaching For Knight Arts Challenge

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.

10/01/2012

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Brotherly Love: Man, 26, Wins Award For Post Prison Work

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.

08/14/2012

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New Concept Allows Philadelphians To Become Art Collectors

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.”

07/15/2012

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Time Is Running Out To Get In On Millions Of Dollars In Grants For Art Projects In Philadelphia

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.

10/29/2011

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Knight Foundation Challenges Cities To Develop New Models For Arts Journalism

The Knight Foundation has issued yet another challenge to eight cities in the nation, including Philadelphia: develop new ways to report on arts.

07/07/2011

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Arts Organizations Celebrate Grants From Knight Foundation

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.

05/10/2011

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Philadelphians Have Closer Bond To City

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

11/17/2010

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Town Hall Meeting For Arts Challenge

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.

10/27/2010

Knight Foundation Giving Grants for Great Arts Ideas

The Knight Foundation is offering millions of dollars in grant money to anyone in Philadelphia who has a great idea for the arts.

09/16/2010