Huge Civic Project Aims To Bring Social Spaces to Several Phila. NeighborhoodsTwo 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.
20 Who Offered Ideas For Making Philly A Better Place Are Finalists For Knight Foundation FundingTwenty projects designed to engage Philadelphians in imaginative new ways are under consideration for funding by the Knight Foundation.
Philadelphians Invited to Take a New Knight Foundation ChallengePhiladelphians 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.
Gamechanger: Donna Frisby-GreenwoodThree years ago, Donna Frisby-Greenwood became program director for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation in Philadelphia.
Temple Program That Helps Community Receives More FundingA program at Temple University that uses maps, apps, and social networks to improve neighborhoods has gotten another infusion of cash.
Deadline Approaching For Knight Arts ChallengeThis 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.
Brotherly Love: Man, 26, Wins Award For Post Prison WorkA 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.
New Concept Allows Philadelphians To Become Art CollectorsArt 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."
Time Is Running Out To Get In On Millions Of Dollars In Grants For Art Projects In PhiladelphiaIf 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.
Knight Foundation Challenges Cities To Develop New Models For Arts JournalismThe Knight Foundation has issued yet another challenge to eight cities in the nation, including Philadelphia: develop new ways to report on arts.
Arts Organizations Celebrate Grants From Knight FoundationLast 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.
Philadelphians Have Closer Bond To CityA 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