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June 19, 2014
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As prize competitions increasingly drive innovation, a report offers guidance for public sector, nonprofits, philanthropies

The challenge was named one of CNN’s 10 Best Ideas of 2013. Read the report in the kresge.org library. ...

Categories: The Kresge Foundation

June 17, 2014
Kresge News

Support program at award-winning housing complex empowers families

Renovation – including new roofs, windows, drywall, doors and kitchens – began in 2012 and was completed in May 2013. Decks, patios, front porches and children’s play spaces also were added. Today, Hamilton Crossing, with its own Neighborhood Watch program, is a safer place to walk and play. ...

Categories: Human Services

June 5, 2014
Kresge News

Annual report illustrates ways programs, tools and partners combine to create opportunity in America's cities

It also reports on the activities of the foundation’s Social Investment Practice, which made commitments totaling $17.7 million in 2013. The report illustrates the combination of tools and approaches that, together, strengthen the foundation’s efforts to expand opportunity for low-income people. ...

Categories: The Kresge Foundation

May 5, 2014
Kresge News

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

A warehouse purchased in September 2013 is already home to a print shop, a book and paper arts studio, a ceramic studio, a reclaimed furniture studio and headquarters for a pop-up art market. ...

Categories: Arts & Culture

April 25, 2014
Kresge News

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

The reports, which were published in October and November 2013, prompted Johns Hopkins to suspend and review its black lung radiology program and officials in West Virginia to launch an investigation of three Jackson Kelly attorneys, according to the center. ...

Categories: Health

April 3, 2014
Kresge News

Report shows rising student debt for college undercuts path to middle class

How Student Debt Reduces Lifetime Wealth ” (2013). Kresge works to expand opportunity for low-income people in America’s cities. Its Education Program promotes post-secondary access and success for low-income, first-generation and underrepresented students.  ...

Categories: Education

March 17, 2014
Kresge News

An innovative online writing lab at Excelsior College boosts student skills and grades in pilot study

The pilot study was conducted during the fall semester 2013 and involved 152 students from six institutions of higher education: Excelsior, Valencia College, Howard Community College, Broome Community College, Union County College and San Diego Mesa College. ...

Categories: Education

February 11, 2014
Kresge News

Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District revitalizing New Jersey neighborhood

The average annual income in the neighborhood has increased from $10,000-$12,000 in 1999 to $25,000-$30,000 in 2013, Wilson says. All 10 buildings earned U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, certification. ...

Categories: Arts & Culture

January 29, 2014
Kresge News

Massachusetts launches landmark initiative to reduce recidivism among high-risk young men

Goldman Sachs Social Impact Fund: In 2013, the Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group (UIG) launched the Goldman Sachs Social Impact Fund, a first-of-its-kind direct impact-investing vehicle, and manages the strategy on behalf of Goldman Sachs clients.  ...


December 20, 2013
Kresge News

Foundation email service is now restored

Categories: The Kresge Foundation

December 12, 2013
Kresge News

Kresge Social Investment Practice director IDs steps needed to foster ‘pay-for-performance’ funding


December 10, 2013
Kresge News

Remembering Nelson Mandela, the man who called education 'the most powerful weapon'

Categories: The Kresge Foundation

December 3, 2013
Kresge News

'We hope for a swift and fair resolution,' Kresge CEO says in response to Detroit’s eligibility to file for bankruptcy

Categories: Detroit

November 16, 2013
Kresge News

2013 Eminent Artist David DiChiera celebrated in monograph

"Four Sonnets" has been widely performed since 1965, but was never recorded until September 2013. Kresge supported the recording to accompany this monograph. The recording features soprano Leah Partridge. ...


November 2, 2013
Kresge News

Kresge Artist Fellowships for 2014 feature film and theater category as well as dance and music


October 31, 2013
Kresge News

Kresge-supported website helps colleges serve veterans

Categories: Education

October 21, 2013
Kresge News

ArtPlace America accepting applications for creative placemaking efforts

Categories: Arts & Culture

October 21, 2013
Kresge News

Kresge president says struggling cities hold lessons for climate-change preparedness

Categories: The Kresge Foundation

October 8, 2013
Kresge News

Skepticism about online degrees, Kresge-supported study finds

Categories: Education

October 1, 2013
Kresge News

National survey finds ‘food hubs’ are filling gap between local food producers and buyers

Businesses or organizations that manage the aggregation, distribution and marketing of food products, food hubs provide a way for small and midsized growers to connect with restaurants, schools, grocery stores and other wholesale customers. The 2013 National Food Hub Survey gathered information on the financial state of food hubs, the numbers and types of farmers and ranchers that they work with and the types of customers they serve. ...

Categories: Health