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Applications for the 2024 Knight Emerging City Champions program are now open. The deadline is 11:59 pm EDT on May 27, 2024.

Are You Eligible?

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 within the following categories: downtown and neighborhood revitalization, public space and/or economic opportunity. The project must take place in one of the 8 resident communities where Knight Foundation invests: Akron OH, Charlotte NC, Detroit MI, Macon GA, Miami FL, Philadelphia PA, San Jose CA, and St. Paul MN. Priority will be given to projects that also address Knight Foundation’s goals in that community. Learn more here.