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We support efforts that create access and opportunity in underserved communities.

Each of our programs focuses on specific areas so we ask that you begin by learning more about the program that best fits your project.  

Current and upcoming grant opportunities are identified here. Please note additional grant opportunities are open only to applicants invited by program staff members.

A number of our program teams do invite applications for specific efforts through a “request for proposals” process.

We encourage interested organizations to stay in touch though email subscription, RSS, or social media. Email subscribers will be notified within hours of updates about new grant opportunities.

Program and Focus Area Application Status Online Application

Arts & Culture

Harvesting Leading Practices

 

Through 2014, we expect to award up to 15 grants for activities that integrate arts and culture in public green and civic spaces; and transit-oriented development projects in traditionally disinvested communities within cities.

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Catalyzing Culture and Community

through CDFIs

The application period for this grant opportunity closed Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.  

 

 

Detroit

Kresge Innovative Projects: Detroit

 

Accepting applications for implementation and planning until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2. Learn about the initiative.

 

Environment

Resilience in the face of climate change

This grant opportunity is now closed. The deadline for submitted statements of qualifications was 5 p.m. EDT, July 31, 2014.

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Health

Community health partnerships

Because our budget is largely committed, we expect to confine grantmaking for the remainder of 2014 to support for organizations currently invited to apply. We do not anticipate awarding grants to other applicants until 2015. Grantseekers will still be able to submit requests for support, but funding decisions will be delayed until early next year.

 
Innovative approaches to improve community health Accepting applications My Saved Application

Healthy environments

Because our budget is largely committed, we expect to confine grantmaking for the remainder of 2014 to support for organizations currently invited to apply. We do not anticipate awarding grants to other applicants until 2015. Grantseekers will still be able to submit requests for support, but funding decisions will be delayed until early next year.

 
Healthy homes Accepting applications My Saved Application
Transportation and the built environment Accepting applications My Saved Application
Healthy food

Accepting applications

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