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Dec. 1 Deadline for Knight News Challenge

Dec. 1 is the deadline to apply for the Knight News Challenge, a grant competition in which the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation awards up to $5 million annually “for innovative projects that use digital technology to transform the way communities send, receive, and make use of news and information,”

Applications are being accepted in four categories: mobile, authenticity, sustainability, and community. All projects must make use of digital technology to distribute news in the public interest.

The Knight Foundation also provide an FAQ page and an archived chat transcript to help answer potential entrants’ questions.

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