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Knight Foundation invests in artistic excellence, funding arts projects that engage the Knight resident communities in collective cultural experiences. We look for innovative, high-quality ideas. Our grantees represent both emerging artists and organizations and the oldest and most venerable institutions. The projects all have one thing in common: they enrich and engage the communities that produce them.

Funding is concentrated in eight resident Knight communities: Akron, Ohio; Charlotte, N.C.; Detroit, Mich.; Macon, Ga.; Miami, Fla.; Philadelphia, Pa.; San Jose, Calif.; and St. Paul, Minn.

To learn more about the arts program, visit the individual community pages.

KnightArts is an organizational blog maintained by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Authors may be recipients of salaries, grants or other forms of compensation by Knight Foundation.

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