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April 22, 2015
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Fostering Success Michigan breaks down hurdles to postsecondary education

five programs in 2012 to 14 programs in 2015. “Fostering Success Michigan is working to make this ...

Categories: Education

April 16, 2015
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NEA Chairwoman Jane Chu, Kresge President Rip Rapson to discuss art and community

domestic product The economic report, a partnership with the Department of Commerce, found that in 2012 ...

Categories: Detroit

March 4, 2015
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‘The Other College Guide’ takes a fresh approach to guiding students to success

started ranking schools by how well they contribute to the greater good and, in 2012 it unveiled its ...

Categories: Education

February 19, 2015
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Technology can boost student success at community colleges, report says

Community colleges stand as the only or the last chance for millions of students, but too few of those students actually earn a post-secondary credential. Of students who started a public, two-year college in 2006, only about 36 percent had obtained a credential by 2012. A new report, “ Community ...

Categories: Education

January 29, 2015
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Textile artist Ruth Adler Schnee selected as 2015 Kresge Eminent Artist

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History Marsha Philpot (aka Marsha Music), writer, 2012 ...


December 4, 2014
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Book focuses on better using data to support efforts to improve health, education, economic stability, communities

conversations about data going forward. The book builds on themes of a 2012 book – “ Investing in What Works for ...

Categories: The Kresge Foundation

October 29, 2014
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Akron receives $1 million Talent Dividend prize for increase in college graduates

2009-10 to 28 percent in 2012-13. Learn more about the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education’s Talent ...

Categories: Education

September 15, 2014
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Kresge Health Program-sponsored miniseries inspires local events in 5 U.S. cities

in 2012, “Designing Healthy Communities” highlights the ways the built environment – the spaces where ...

Categories: Health

September 11, 2014
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Public health advocate Richard Jackson talks about reshaping the built environment

Kresge’s Health Program provided funding for the 2012 public television miniseries “Designing Healthy Communities,” hosted by Dr. Richard Jackson, a public health advocate who in recent years has focused on the man-made environment. This year, Kresge reprised that effort with support for ...

Categories: Health

August 19, 2014
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Client needs drive expansion of purpose, offerings at Minnesota human services organization

Research Center, Latinos made up 10 percent of the voters in the 2012 presidential election. “We asked: ...

Categories: Human Services

August 13, 2014
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Lake Erie community’s cultural assets and creative placemaking fueling rebirth

pubs along Waterloo Road. Valerie Grossman, a 2012 Cleveland Institute of Art graduate and ceramic ...

Categories: Arts & Culture

July 22, 2014
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Kresge initiative supports emerging leaders in public health

public health officials can contribute.” The initiative responds to a 2012 needs assessment designed to ...

Categories: Health

June 17, 2014
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Support program at award-winning housing complex empowers families

– including new roofs, windows, drywall, doors and kitchens – began in 2012 and was completed in May 2013. ...

Categories: Human Services

May 5, 2014
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Artists and entrepreneurs join neighbors to remake a Jackson, Mississippi, neighborhood

for housing, security, jobs, health services, education and recreation. In 2012, Midtown Partners ...

Categories: Arts & Culture

April 25, 2014
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Center for Public Integrity wins Pulitzer for uncovering coal miners’ lack of access to health benefits

in 2012 to support its reporting on important health and environmental-justice issues. The Health ...

Categories: Health

April 22, 2014
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Arts and cultural organizations in metro Detroit can apply for operating support

three-county region. In 2012, $4.5 million was awarded over two years to more than 60 organizations. Grants ...

Categories: Detroit

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

the Future Middle Class ” (2012) and “ At What Cost? How Student Debt Reduces Lifetime Wealth ...

Categories: Education

March 18, 2014
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Nonprofit, philanthropy and banking sectors partner to finance health center growth

2012 demonstration project. With the launch the new fund, a $1 million guarantee will remain attached ...


February 18, 2014
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Community members, environmentalists find ways to mitigate impact of rail yard expansion in Chicago

building Chicago, he wanted the expansion done in a way that wouldn’t harm local residents.  In August 2012 ...

Categories: Health

January 21, 2014
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Low-interest Kresge loan helps Colorado nonprofit expand health services

about $52 million in program-related investments in 2012. All repaid dollars are used in future social ...