We are an institution that is deeply committed to sharing the lessons that result from our work with grantees and partners through storytelling, research and convenings.
Our programs seek to expand opportunity for low-income people so they can gain the tools and supports needed to lead self-determined lives and join the economic mainstream.
We deploy an array of grantmaking and social investing tools – usually in partnership with nonprofit, public, private and philanthropic organizations – to address society’s most intractable problems.
We are a 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.
We’re working to expand opportunities through grantmaking and social investing.
Kresge’s Detroit Reinvestment Index measures what local residents, local entrepreneurs and national business leaders think about Detroit.
Kresge is expanding and refocusing its Kresge Early Years for Success (KEYS): Detroit initiative to align with the "Hope Starts Here" community framework. Read about the initiative.
A monograph celebrating the life and work of 2017 Kresge Eminent Artist Patricia Terry-Ross is now available.
Carol Coletta of Kresge's American Cities Practice unearths innovative ideas for making cities successful and interviews the people behind them.
We work to expand opportunity, strengthen neighborhoods and improve quality of life in America’s cities by providing access to capital.
We seek to expand opportunity by promoting effective and inclusive community development practice in American cities.
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