Knight Foundation


Give Miami Day 2014 Raises A Record $5.2 Million

The Miami Foundation set a fundraising goal of $5 million for Give Miami Day 2014. After more than 520 local nonprofit organizations participated, that goal was easily broken.


(Source: MY33)

Focus on South Florida: People’s Choice Award

The Knight Foundation supports ideas that engage communities and foster the arts. Its 2014 Knight Arts Challenge People’s Choice Award is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a small and emerging arts organization in South Florida. 20-thousand dollars is up for grabs and you can have a say on who receives it. We focus on the importance of this competition.

My TV 33–11/10/2014


Global Nonprofit Backs Miami Tech Start Up

The founders of a Miami-based tech company have been chosen by the global nonprofit group Endeavor to be on their list of high-impact entrepreneurs.


Teo Castellanos, Playwright & Author (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida: Knight Arts Challenge

Since 2006, the Knight Foundation has invested 86 million dollars in South Florida’s cultural community. The foundation has just doled out nearly 3 million dollars to the winners of its annual Knight Arts Challenge. We focus on the importance of the community-wide contest and also meet the playwright and author who won the challenge’s People’s Choice Award.

My TV 33–12/17/2013

South African anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela waves to the press as he arrives at the Elysee Palace, 07 June 1990. (Photo by: MICHEL CLEMENT,DANIEL JANIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Miami Leaders To Hold Free Event To Commemorate Life of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, a treasured-by-many world leader, passed away at 95-years-old exactly one week ago Thursday. While a memorial, and celebration of his life continues in South Africa, Miami leaders will gather to commemorate the once-president of South Africa in a free event open to the public.



‘Random Act Of Culture’ Flash Mob Stuns South Beach

Visitors to South Beach’s Lincoln Road were treated to a “Randon Act of Culture” Saturday afternoon.

CBS Miami–09/01/2012

(Source: Grimshaw Architects) A rendering of the new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science.

Construction Begins On Miami Science Museum’s Future Home

A major milestone is taking place Friday for the new home of the Miami Science Museum.


(Source: Grimshaw Architects) A rendering of the new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science.

Miami Science Museum Receives $10M Gift

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science has received a $10 million belated Christmas present.


Marc Fest & Anita Barbonne discuss the Knights Arts Challenge.

Focus on South Florida — Knight Arts Challenge

The Knight Arts Challenge awards grants to organizations and individuals to keep the arts thriving in South Florida.  Among the winners:  the Little Haiti Cultural Center for a program to teach traditional techniques of Haitian […]

My TV 33–12/12/2011


Miami Art Museum Breaks Ground In Museum Park

Political and civic leaders turned out Tuesday for the ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Miami Art Museum. It is slated to open in 2013.



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