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President’s Corner

Recent Events

May 20, 2015

Keynote address about the role of philanthropy in Detroit's post-bankruptcy revitalization. Time: 1-1:45 p.m. Location: Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center.

May 12, 2015

Living Cities New Urban Practice Network Summit

Philadelphia – Roundtable discussion about promising philanthropy work around the country.

May 6, 2015

Philadelphia – A panel discussion, titled "Sustaining the Momentum," about creative placemaking and how to incorporate arts and culture into community-development efforts.

Upcoming Events

May 28, 2015

Remarks at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s annual conference on Mackinac Island. Time: 8:45 a.m. Location: Theatre

President’s Corner serves as an archive of speeches delivered by Kresge Foundation President and CEO Rip Rapson at events around the country. We add complete versions of speeches after each is delivered.

We hope you will share speeches you find valuable with others interested in the foundation, its work to expand opportunity in America’s cities, or philanthropy in general.