5 Philadelphia Projects Win $5M in National Knight Cities Challenge

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Each year, the Knight Foundation asks communities for their best ideas to make cities better, and this year, five Philadelphia groups submitted ideas worth backing to the tune of about $5 million total.

Each idea focuses on one or all of three key drivers of city success, according to the Knight Foundation: attracting talented people, expanding economic opportunity and creating a culture of civic engagement.

Nationally, 33 winners were selected from a pool of more...

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