Knight News Challenge offers $2.75 million for ideas to strengthen the Internet


EveryBlock got its start with a Knight Foundation News Challenge grant. The submission period for the new round of grants opened on February 27th.


“Knight is collaborating with Ford Foundation and Mozilla on the challenge. Winners will receive a share of $2.75 million, which includes $250,000 from Ford Foundation.

Applicants can enter by completing a brief entry on by March 18 that answers the question: How can we strengthen the Internet for free expression and innovation? The challenge aims to attract a broad range of innovative ideas from journalism, policy, research and education.”

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