Knight Microgrant Makes Town "Young People Friendly" in Four Easy Steps

"Forkin It Over” is a microgrant program created this year by Grand Forks, North Dakota's Community Foundation and funded through the Knight Foundation. The program calls for local teenagers to propose projects to make Grand Forks a "friendlier place" for young people and awards funding to the winning ideas.
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Knight Foundation Steps Up and Promotes Detroit's Rich Cultural Heritage

No one would notice if Detroit, slowly emerging from bankruptcy, had one less arts program, right? The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation disagrees. Its Detroit Knight Arts Challenge allocated funds to 56 different artists to help expand the city's rich cultural legacy while its refreshingly simple application process generated an impressive 1,400 submissions.
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