Knight Foundation

Code for America gets $1 million from Knight Foundation


Building on a decade of contributions, the Knight Foundation is giving another $1 million, which will be split among seven Code for America city brigades.

Knight Foundation funds seven civic data projects


Five cities across the U.S. will share a $1 million prize to expand public data-analysis programs in their urban planning efforts.

Knight Foundation puts people first in 5-city self-driving vehicle program


The nonprofit will give $5.25 million over the next five years to advance local research.

ACLU isolates Boston IoT project as potential privacy invader


The group is calling on city organizers to place a stronger emphasis on public participation in a project that could collect personal information without public knowledge.

Civic tech companies are making a devastating mistake


A new report says many civic tech startups are risking bankruptcy by ignoring financials and pursuing offerings that don’t answer critical problems.