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February 18, 2014
Kresge News

Community members, environmentalists find ways to mitigate impact of rail yard expansion in Chicago

traffic, Chicago does experience more locomotive pollution than any city in the country.  In 2006, it was ...

Categories: Health

February 11, 2014
Kresge News

Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District revitalizing New Jersey neighborhood

and cultural events, including the annual Lincoln Park Music Festival, launched in 2006. The weekend ...

Categories: Arts & Culture

February 4, 2014
Kresge News

Projects exemplify Kresge commitment to Detroit Future City

from 22 founding organizations in 2006 to more than 400 members. Read the full story.   A community ...

Categories: Detroit

February 4, 2014
Kresge News

Kresge Foundation thanks Trustee David W. Horvitz for eight years of service

The Kresge Foundation Board of Trustees and staff thank David W. Horvitz for eight years of service. Horvitz is the chairman, president and CEO of WLD Enterprises, a private investment firm. He joined the foundation in December 2005 and in 2006 assumed leadership of its Investment Committee. The ...

Categories: The Kresge Foundation

September 16, 2013
Kresge News

Cynthia Kresge and Maria Otero join Kresge Foundation Board of Trustees

eight years. In 2006 she was appointed by Secretary General Kofi Annan to the U.N. Advisors Group on ...

Categories: The Kresge Foundation

May 13, 2013
Kresge News

Kresge investments help colleges ready students for sustainable energy jobs

apprenticeship program is part of LA Trade Tech’s Green College Initiative, which began in 2006 in response to ...

Categories: Education

March 13, 2013
Kresge News

White paper makes case that farm workers are most vulnerable members of U.S. workforce

23.7 million tons per year during 2006 to 2008, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s ...

Categories: Health

January 29, 2013
Kresge News

Kresge-supported report traces increased prevalence of pesticides, children’s health problems

hyperactivity disorder increased an average 3 percent each year from 1997 to 2006 and an average 5.5 percent ...

Categories: Health

December 27, 2012
Kresge News

Advancing Safe and Healthy Homes Initiative aims to eliminate hazards in hundreds of homes

the Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance, which has promoted lead-safe and healthy homes since 2006. The ...

Categories: Health

May 29, 2012
Kresge News

Kresge supports KaBOOM! and Rails-to-Trails efforts to bring play, physical activity to nation’s cities

hours.” KaBOOM! reports that a 2006 study found only 29 percent of the nation’s public and private schools ...

Categories: Health

April 16, 2012
Kresge News

South African higher-education institutions see private giving increase threefold

contribution to the regeneration of the inner city.” Before 2006, fundraising at Wits was fragmented, ...

January 27, 2012
Kresge News

Detroit’s Poet Laureate Naomi Long Madgett named 2012 Kresge Eminent Artist

2006 memoir, “Pilgrim Journey.” She also has edited two anthologies. Madgett’s poems have appeared in ...

November 23, 2010
Kresge News

Historic milestone for energy-efficiency advocates

energy savings to homeowners. "Improving the 2012 IECC standard by 30 percent beyond the 2006 ...

Categories: Environment

November 11, 2010

In a Recent Speech to Higher Education Leaders in South Africa, Rip Rapson Reflects on Kresge’s Grantmaking Success and Future Role

collectively raised 77 million rands ($11.2 million) in 2006, but by 2009, these four grantees raised 183 ...

Categories: Education

August 29, 2010
Kresge News

New Report Supports the Expansion of Access to Healthy, Affordable Food in Every Community

a funders' collaborative that was founded in 2006 on the premise that people achieve good health when the ...

Categories: Environment, Health

May 19, 2010
Program Update

Health Team Director David Fukuzawa Joins Panel Discussion on “Healthy People, Healthy Places;” Web Seminar To Air May 25.

Kresge, that was formed in 2006 to create the Healthy Eating Active Living Convergence Partnership, with ...

Categories: Health

August 13, 2009
Kresge News

As the Timber Industry Declines, Lane Community College Students Seek New Careers in Nursing and Health-care services

that powered the campus for an entire month.  In 2006, Lane received the Campus Sustainability ...

Categories: Education, Environment, Health

July 14, 2008
Kresge News

Kresge Goes Green with Renewable Power from DTE Energy

tangibly demonstrate our commitment to clean, renewable energy.” In 2006, the Kresge Foundation completed ...

June 4, 2008
Kresge News

Kresge Achieves Highest-level LEED Platinum Certification for Design, Construction and Operation of its Headquarters

two-level, glass-and-steel facility, completed in 2006. The foundation sought LEED certification, which ...

September 16, 2007
Kresge News

Kresge Foundation Awards $45.5 Million to Nonprofit Organizations in 29 States and District of Columbia

established in 1924 by Sebastian S. Kresge to promote human progress. In 2006 it awarded approximately $150 ...