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Knight Foundation Fund

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Knight Foundation Fund




The Community Foundation accepts grant applications through the Knight Foundation Fund, a component fund at the Community Foundation. Please read the information below to learn more about the Knight Foundation Fund’s goals and objectives and the application process.

The Knight Foundation Fund is able to invest approximately $200,000 in Tallahassee each year. There is no maximum or minimum limit on the amount for which you may apply, however grant amounts typically range between $5,000-$25,000.

For more information about the Knight Fund grant opportunity, please contact Laura Harwin at or 850.222.2899.

Knight supports Tallahassee’s work in revitalizing its downtown and bordering communities in order to attract and retain talented people (ages 24-35) and promote economic opportunity. Knight invests in Tallahassee’s core city vibrancy by supporting projects in smart design, the arts and entrepreneurship.

Applicants to the Knight Foundation Fund must meet all of the following criteria:

Good standing as a not-for-profit with the Florida Secretary of State’s office;
Currently exempt under IRS Section 501(c)(3) and classified as organizations to which contributions are deductible under Section 170(c)(2), normally a public charity under Section 509(a); and
Doing the work described in the application in Tallahassee’s downtown area and surrounding neighborhoods.
We are unable to make grants to individuals. Each applicant must be an organization meeting all of the eligibility requirements set forth above.


For more information and to submit a Letter of Inquiry, please visit our website on the Apply for a Grant page, or click here.


If your organization is interested in applying for a grant from the Knight Foundation Fund for 2017 consideration please submit your Letter of Inquiry by November 15.


If you have any questions, please contact Laura Harwin at 222-2899 ext. 100 or Thank you!


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