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Knight Foundation: News Challenge

Deadline: March 21, 2016

The Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. Its current News Challenge is to answer the question: “How might libraries serve 21st century information needs?” This is an open call for ideas focused on advancing libraries to better serve individuals and communities in the 21st century. Applicants should have an idea that advances how libraries provide information to communities in a rapidly evolving, increasingly digital world.

Amount: The typical award amount for the Knight News Challenge ranges between $200,000-$500,000, but it varies with each project and contest. The total amount available in this challenge is $3,000,000.

Eligibility: Nonprofits, for-profits, and individuals. Ideas must be based in the U.S.

Link: https://www.newschallenge.org/challenge/how-might-libraries-serve-21st-century-information-needs/brief

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