We are a $3.6 billion private, national foundation that works to expand opportunities in America’s cities through grantmaking and social investing in arts and culture, education, environment, health, human services and community development in Detroit.
Featured items include: Health initiative seeking new cohort of local leaders; $2 million goes to Flint lead-poisoning recovery; Detroit M-1 RAIL street car makes inaugural test trip; Kresge president discusses creative placemaking as part of NEA anniversary; Kresge, partners say thank you as Laura Trudeau retires.
Featured items include: Kresge launches Memphis Funding Opportunity; $10M investment will support affordable housing; President discusses Kresge's evolving approach; BUILD Health Challenge calling for applications.
Featured items include: Eminent Artist celebrated with release of monograph; Detroit nonprofits encouraged to apply for new round of neighborhood-improvement project grants; Articles, panel take up inequality in cities; Report highlights crises and calls for new approach to health care.
Featured items include: How can communities better protect themselves from climate risks; statement from Kresge President Rip Rapson about philanthropy's role after the election; Arts & Culture grantees connect, reflect at convening; Healthy Futures Fund awards planning grants.
Featured items include: Kresge a funder of climate-resilience collaboration; FreshLo initiative highlighted at national conference; Environment officer urges water planners to consider equity; Metro Detroit artists invited to apply for fellowships; Detroit offers lessons for New Urban Agenda work.
Featured items include: NEA, Kresge launch creative placemaking program; Nonprofit Finance Fund launches health initiative; NPR talks to Education director about transferring challenges; Inequality in America's Cities: A Panel Discussion; 2016 Kresge Eminent Artist Celebration; TV interview, podcasts focus on civic commons work; Learning and evaluation director offers advice on building a practice.
Featured items include: Kresge commits $7M to supportive housing plan; Kresge awards $5.1M to Detroit arts groups; KEYS: Detroit page debuts on Kresge website; Career center opens in Detroit’s North End.
Featured items include: Capital Absorption work featured in Fed paper and in lecture at Lincoln Institute; Kresge helps fund "Civic Commons" initiative; Investing in communities for living, working, creating; Kresge Eminent Artist discusses her life, work; Kresge partners named to list of higher education innovators; New newsletter to cover initiative for early childhood education.
Featured items include: Student investment fund leads to Kresge position; foundation deepens ties with Memphis community; putting the pieces together with Creative Placemaking; Awards honor efforts to “bank” disinvested communities; EPA blog hosts Kresge appeal to address equity, justice in climate change planning.
Featured items include: Foundation implements new procedures to improve responsiveness to grantees; Kresge president named chairman of Living Cities; FreshLo grantees discuss ways to make food, arts and culture part of neighborhood revitalization; Opening the door to social change; Health grantee wins award for transforming services
Featured items include: Many tools to achieve one goal; Business has a stake in early childhood education; learning from urban environment work; getting the lead out of homes, schools; Kresge staffers spend a day in the community.
Featured items include: Annual report highlights new social investment approaches; foundation president calls for greater urgency in creating inclusiveness and opportunity; study uncovers unseen obstacles to college success; national experts join FreshLo advisory committee.
Featured items include: New health venture enlists tech entrepreneurs; Reception, tributes mark Rapson anniversary; Detroit artists receive Kresge fellowships; Troy campus adds solar power to energy mix.
Featured items include: Detroit Home Mortgage program highlighted at the Clinton Global Initiative America annual conference; BUILD Health Challenge marks first anniversary; grants available for early care providers in Detroit; Kresge Community Finance initiative draws nearly 150 grant applications.
Featured items include: Release of the Regional Transmit Authority's master plan and panel discussion of transit at The Mackinac Conference; panel discussion of early childhood development at The Mackinac Conference; Human Services Program unveils revised strategy; a Kresge-funded report on the challenges facing seniors who want to "age in place" in their homes; 22 cities win FAFSA challenge grants.
Featured items include: announcement of grant recipients in the "Fresh, Local & Equitable" initiative; President Rip Rapson describes the foundation's approach to impact investing; video recaps of the Drawing on Detroit conference at the University of Southern California; and Kresge's commitment of $2.5 million to assistance for Flint residents affected by the lead-poisoning crisis.
Featured items include Kresge's participation in a forum about Detroit's revitalization, a survey of business leaders' perceptions of Detroit, Health Program initiatives and reports on community health and higher education.
Featured items include: the second round of grants through Kresge Innovative Projects: Detroit; a new $30 million social investment initiative; the retirement announcement of Laura Trudeau, managing director of the foundation's Detroit Program; the naming of Regina Smith as managing director of the foundation's Arts & Culture Program.