Knight Foundation Awards Seed Grant in Support of Mission

On 14 September 2008, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. (USA), Tim Berners-Lee announced the creation of the World Wide Web Foundation in a speech (also in French) before guests of the John S and James L Knight Foundation. Following the speech, Alberto Ibargüen, Knight Foundation’s president and CEO announced a seed grant of $5 million over 5 years in support of the Web Foundation’s mission.

Photo by Scott Henrichsen
Photo by Scott Henrichsen


Photos from the event. Some video is available (transcript).

Read more in the joint press release, also available in French.