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Applications for Emerging City Champions 2020 were due on Sunday, July 12 at 11:59pm Eastern time (8:59pm Pacific). Thank you to everyone who submitted. All applicants were informed of the status of their application on July 31, 2020.

Are You Eligible?

Stayed tuned for updates on the 2024-2025 application period.

Applicants must live in the U.S., and they must be aged 18-35 years old at the time they apply.
Applicants must be able to travel to Canada between August 23 to 25, 2024 for the KECC Studio.
Applicants must propose a community project that activates public life in public spaces, enhances mobility options, and/or builds a culture of civic engagement. The project must take place in one of the 8 resident communities where Knight Foundation invests. Priority will be given to projects that also address Knight Foundation’s goals in that community. Learn more here.