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October 20, 2014
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San Francisco nonprofit helps Latino families navigate road to self-sufficiency, economic security

clientele grew from 1,224 in 2008 to 5,094 in 2013. Staff increased from 12 to 65, and the agency’s budget ...

Categories: Human Services

June 26, 2014
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2014 Kresge Artist Fellows reflect Detroit’s vibrant artistic communities

support to individual artists living and working in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. Since 2008, Kresge ...


April 3, 2014
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Report shows rising student debt for college undercuts path to middle class

four-year universities rose 20 percent after 2008, following a 14 percent increase in the four years prior. ...

Categories: Education

March 10, 2014
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New Student Success Centers to boost community college efforts help students earn a credential

Education statistics that in 2008 only 26 percent of first-time beginning community college students ...

Categories: Education

January 9, 2014
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Photographer Bill Rauhauser selected as 2014 Kresge Eminent Artist

2008 received the award and $50,000 prize in recognition of professional achievements, contributions to ...


July 31, 2013
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Seattle museum’s commitment to the community: ‘We are all in’

missing in the $23 million, 60,000 square-foot facility that opened its doors in 2008. There’s no place to ...

Categories: Arts & Culture

June 26, 2013
Kresge News

2013 Kresge Artist Fellowships awarded to literary and visual artists in greater Detroit

a vibrant region. Since 2008, Kresge Arts in Detroit has awarded $2.5 million to metropolitan Detroit ...


May 14, 2013
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Kresge investments help colleges ready students for sustainable energy jobs

often by funding work that strengthens the schools that serve those students. Since 2008, Kresge’s ...

Categories: Education

March 14, 2013
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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

March 6, 2013
Kresge News

Art X Detroit showcases Kresge Eminent Artists and Artist Fellows

than 70 artists living and working in metropolitan Detroit since 2008. “A thriving arts and cultural ...


March 5, 2013
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50-plus cities across U.S. work to boost college degrees, realize economic benefit and perhaps win $1M prize

has helped more than 2,000 adult students complete degrees since 2008, and now it leads Philadelphia’s ...

Categories: Education

January 29, 2013
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Kresge-supported report traces increased prevalence of pesticides, children’s health problems

increased more than 385 percent between 1997 and 2008. More than 10,000 children are diagnosed with cancer ...

Categories: Health

October 23, 2012
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Venture philanthropy organization creates job opportunities for people facing barriers to work

to sell. In 2008 she moved to Los Angeles, homeless and looking for a fresh start. That’s where ...

Categories: Human Services

July 25, 2012
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American Council on Education helps colleges support a new generation of GI Bill students

used the Post-9/11 GI Bill since its launch in 2008. An additional half-million have applied for ...

Categories: Education

May 30, 2012
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Kresge supports KaBOOM! and Rails-to-Trails efforts to bring play, physical activity to nation’s cities

$975,000 grant in 2008 for the Urban Pathways Initiative, which included establishing the National Learning ...

Categories: Health

May 18, 2012
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Pair of publications recognize members of Kresge investment staff

the University of Chicago. Manilla spent 21 years at Chrysler before coming to Kresge in 2008. He ...

Categories: The Kresge Foundation

April 17, 2012
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South African higher-education institutions see private giving increase threefold

Partnerships in 2008. The division added staff and unified the efforts of alumni relations, development, ...


December 26, 2011
Kresge News

Non-profit group Second Nature helps colleges teach and observe sustainable building

When Tim Johnston took over as director of plant services at Northeast Texas Community College in 2008, his challenge was to bring the 25-year-old campus infrastructure into the 21 st century. “I was lucky in that I gave the board of trustees a five-year plan, and they decided they wanted me to do it,” ...

Categories: Education

December 12, 2011
Kresge News

Kresge makes record $10 million loan commitment to community lenders working in underserved communities

A previous investment provides a blueprint: In 2008, Kresge made a $2.5 million loan and a grant to the ...


December 1, 2011
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Kresge partner tackles air pollution in low-income communities around Los Angeles

Kresge Foundation has supported the project since 2008. “Our community of Wilmington suffers from ...

Categories: Health