Topic: John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
The costly, lengthy, labyrinthine path to US citizenship can take two years to complete, dissuading many from trying. Nonprofits are jumping in to help.
The Awesome Foundation is a loose collection of some three-dozen local groups usually made up of 10 volunteers each, who offer $100 a month toward a simple, no-strings-attached grant, or Awesome Fellowship.
WikiLeaks will not release any more secrets until it can raise enough money to keep going, according to the clandestine group's website. It has been choked by financial institutions that no longer process online donations to WikiLeaks.
10/24/2011 08:10 pm
Citizen groups and citizen journalists are addressing social problems around the world. But they may still need traditional news organizations to help tell their stories.
06/27/2011 05:04 pm
The Knight Commission has long been an advocate for greater academic rigor in big-time college sports. Thursday it proposed new standards to try to combat the 'arms race' of athletic spending.
06/17/2010 07:31 pm
The Extraordinaries' "microvolunteers" phone it in
08/04/2009 01:00 am
Peace talks, Sully’s landing, even the economy spawn a buzzy genre of games.
06/25/2009 01:00 am
Ensuring school safety is important, but the Supreme Court must uphold students' rights.
04/21/2009 01:00 am