In most families, there's an older wealthy relative that you all like -- and some even love -- but that you're all kind of waiting to die so you can live out your dream of learning the art of Tibetan Buddhist sand painting.
Just yesterday, the fifth-annual Knight Arts Challenge kicked off requesting applications from people with good ideas in the tricounty area. Anyone can apply. You don't need to be associated with any org or 501(c)(3); you just have to have a plan that follows their guidelines.
1. The idea must be about the arts.
2. The project must take place in or benefit South Florida.
3. The winners must find funds to match Knight's commitment.
Past winners include the Palm Beach Poetry Festival, Funding Arts Broward, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, and local drummer Willie Stewart. Former member of Third World, Stewart has played with big names like Bob Marley and Stevie Wonder. He also brings Rhythms of Africa to students in the Broward County School System with help from the Knight Foundation.
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