Knight News Challenge is giving away upto $5 Million for funding bright ideas that will serve public interest
Knight Foundation is hosting ‘Knight News Challenge’,a social effort to encourage ideas that have the capability and novelty of serving public interest but require funds to get them implemented.
They’re giving away around $5 Million in 2009 for the development and distribution of neighborhood and community-focused projects,services, and programs.
You’re a right candidate for this challenge if you have a idea that will improve local online news, deepen community engagement, bring Web 2.0 tools to local neighborhoods, develop publishing platforms and standards to support local conversations or innovate how we visualize, experience or interact with information.
Applications will be taken till November 1, 2008 so hurry if you think you’re the ONE and haven’t participated yet.There’s a News Challenge Garage which is there to mentor prospective applicants for this competition
For any other details,visit their official site
Disclaimer : TechPluto is serving as an ‘Online Media Partner’ to Knight News Challenge(with no financial interests)