The Miami Foundation is privileged to work with Knight Foundation to administer grants to Knight’s challenge winners. To learn how we can work with your private foundation, company or organization to provide similar solutions, contact Lindsey Linzer, director of programs and grants administration.


If you’re a Knight grant winner, see below for details on receiving and managing your grant with us.


Knight Grant Winners

Congratulations on your selection as a Knight grant recipient. The steps below describe what happens next with the administration of your funds. The Miami Foundation serves as Fiscal Sponsor for a number of Knight Foundation’s grantmaking programs, and is responsible for:

  • Vetting potential grantees
  • Entering into grant agreements
  • Managing grant dollars
  • Collecting, reviewing and approving all reports
  • Processing payments
  • Reporting to Knight

Policies and Procedures

To learn more about how your grant works and how to submit reports and request payment, please review the below policies and procedures manuals:

  • Knight Arts Challenge winners, click here for grants administration information and click here for Knight Communications information. 2018 Detroit Arts Challenge winners should click here for Knight Communications information.
  • Fiscal Agency grantees, click here
  • Fiscal Sponsorship grantees, click here


Please use the following reporting templates for your grant. Click here to submit matching, narrative and financial reports.

Payment Requests

Click here to submit your request and provide supporting documentation as needed. Click here for a copy of the Payment Request guidelines. For questions, please contact

Need more information?

For questions, contact Lindsey Linzer, director of grants administration, at 305.357.2079 or

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