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Knight Arts Challenge: 75 grant finalists named

Knight Arts Challenge: 75 grant finalists named

Fort Lauderdale’s FAT Village, the Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency and a Broward County poetry “Super Bowl” by the Jason Taylor Foundation are among the finalists announced Tuesday morning for a Knight Arts Challenge grant in the annual contest that aims to fund the best arts ideas in South Florida.

The winners will be announced Dec. 1 by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, which handed out nearly $3 million in grants last year. In the six years since its inception, the grant program has distributed more than $86 million to the local arts community.

The finalists, chosen from more than 1,110 submissions, include proposals by well-known institutions, from...

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