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National PortfolioInformed Engaged Communities
Strategy  Fostering Informed and engaged communities                    Means    Discovering and spreading civic innovatio...
Evolution of Program Strategy         National Program
More than half of national grants are disbursed in communitiesKnight Foundation – Distributions 2007-2012 (3/7/12) - Natio...
More than half of national grants are disbursed in communitiesDistributions 2007-2012(as of 3/7/12)                       ...
Informed and Engaged:Full, Active, Participatory CitizenshipTech for EngagementSoul of the CommunityChange LeadersResident...
Informed and Engaged:Full, Active, Participatory CitizenshipTech for Engagement•   Catalyze technology solutions that impr...
Informed and Engaged:Full, Active, Participatory CitizenshipTech for EngagementSoul of the CommunityStrengthen and leverag...
Informed and Engaged:Full, Active, Participatory CitizenshipTech for EngagementSoul of the CommunityChange Leaders• To ide...
Informed and Engaged:Full, Active, Participatory CitizenshipTech for EngagementSoul of the CommunityChange LeadersResident...
Informed and Engaged:Full, Active, Participatory Citizenship                              % of $51mn Active Grant Portfoli...
National+ Communities= National leadership incommunity engagement
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National Program Strategy Presentation

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Knight Foundation's National portfolio fosters informed and engaged communities by discovering and spreading civic innovations, with the transformative goal of igniting active citizenship. This leads to more resilient communities, where residents have more control over their destinies. Find out more at www.knightfoundation.org

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National Program Strategy Presentation

  1. 1. National PortfolioInformed Engaged Communities
  2. 2. Strategy Fostering Informed and engaged communities Means Discovering and spreading civic innovations ResultsMore active citizenship, more resilient communities
  3. 3. Evolution of Program Strategy National Program
  4. 4. More than half of national grants are disbursed in communitiesKnight Foundation – Distributions 2007-2012 (3/7/12) - National 40% 40% 42% 60% 56% 45% National 21% 20% 20% Non-Resident 17% Director 7% 9% 39% 40% 38% 31% 37% 38% Resident Director
  5. 5. More than half of national grants are disbursed in communitiesDistributions 2007-2012(as of 3/7/12) RESIDENT DIRECTOR COMMUNITY NATIONAL $22 million $18.8 million NON-RESIDENT DIRECTOR COMMUNITY $8.6 million } $50 MILLION TOTAL DISBURSEMENT
  6. 6. Informed and Engaged:Full, Active, Participatory CitizenshipTech for EngagementSoul of the CommunityChange LeadersResident Engagement
  7. 7. Informed and Engaged:Full, Active, Participatory CitizenshipTech for Engagement• Catalyze technology solutions that improve engagement in neighborhood, city and national life for the citizens, communities and institutions they serve.• Advance universal access to the internet so people have the information and access they need to shape their lives• Support public libraries as centers for digital access, community engagement and personal transformation, revitalizing a 19th century ideal for the 21st centurySoul of the CommunityChange LeadersResident Engagement
  8. 8. Informed and Engaged:Full, Active, Participatory CitizenshipTech for EngagementSoul of the CommunityStrengthen and leverage the passion and loyalty residents have to the placethey live. Create environments in which attachment and engagement thrive sothat residents more readily participate.Change LeadersResident Engagement
  9. 9. Informed and Engaged:Full, Active, Participatory CitizenshipTech for EngagementSoul of the CommunityChange Leaders• To identify and support transformational leaders, many of them young, to improve their ability to serve the communities where they live, play and work.• To support social entrepreneurship to tackle issues and opportunities within communities in a sustainable manner, leveraging market forces for social good.Resident Engagement
  10. 10. Informed and Engaged:Full, Active, Participatory CitizenshipTech for EngagementSoul of the CommunityChange LeadersResident Engagement• Support citizen-centered solutions for addressing community issues. Experiment with new civic infrastructures that spark participation, and promote ways for residents and institutions to co-create solutions.•Encourage the naturalization of eligible immigrants to strengthen their attachment to this country and full, democratic participation in their communities.
  11. 11. Informed and Engaged:Full, Active, Participatory Citizenship % of $51mn Active Grant Portfolio Tech for Engagement 30% Soul of the Community 2% Change Leaders 18% Resident Engagement 38% * Workforce: 12%
  12. 12. National+ Communities= National leadership incommunity engagement

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