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Greenlink Equity Map provides data resources to build equitable climate solutions

October 21, 2020

Over 100 cities across the U.S. have expressed a strong need for accurate equity data to inform climate and sustainability strategies, according to Greenlink Analytics. A major challenge faced by these communities is how to create climate policy solutions while prioritizing social equity. Greenlink Analytics and Upright Consulting Services partnered…

Monograph documents life and career of Kresge Eminent Artist Marie Woo

October 21, 2020

“Wonder and Flow,” a lushly illustrated monograph on the life and career of ceramicist, scholar and educator Marie Woo, the 2020 Kresge Eminent Artist, is now available for download. Print copies can be requested here while supplies last. Woo is the 12th artist to receive the award for a lifetime…

The Kresge Foundation Overview

October 21, 2020

This brochure includes an overview of the foundation including brief descriptions of our programs, practices and funding methods and a summary of our history. Updated October 2020.

Deep commitment to historic preservation is fueling Detroit’s community development projects

October 20, 2020

Kresge’s Detroit Program team has prioritized investing in the East Jefferson Development Corporation’s (EJDC) remarkable efforts to revitalize the Jefferson-Chalmers neighborhood along the Detroit River by providing almost $2 million of operating support for EJDC. Kresge’s Social Investment Practice team recently bought a 30% interest in EJDC for $2 million, the…

The Vanity Ballroom as seen from Jefferson avenue in the fall of 2010.

A better quality of life for New Orleans students

October 19, 2020

Last fall Kresge’s Education Program awarded $1.2 million in grants to help colleges and transit agencies identify, address and evaluate transportation solutions for students. Dillard University received a planning grant to lead a partnership of transit agencies and fellow New Orleans-based colleges, Delgado Community College and the University of New Orleans. Together,…

Dillard University students ride a campus shuttle.)

Marie Woo: 2020 Kresge Eminent Artist monograph, “Wonder and Flow”

October 19, 2020

A monograph on the life and work of Kresge Eminent Artist Marie Woo, ceramicist, scholar and educator. Marie is the 12th artist to receive the honor in recognition of professional achievements in an art form, contributions to the cultural community and dedication to Detroit and its residents. This monograph is…

Online celebration for Marie Woo, 2020 Kresge Eminent Artist, debuts Friday

October 15, 2020

To celebrate 2020 Kresge Eminent Artist Marie Woo, Kresge and an esteemed Detroit arts institution, the Scarab Club, are teaming up for a virtual unveiling of a career retrospective and the launch of a monograph of her life and work. The event, dubbed “A Moment with Marie Woo,” will be…

Marie Woo, MaryAnn Wilkinson at Scarab Club redesign brings new features, functionality to our digital home

October 14, 2020

Welcome to the new Whether you’re a frequent visitor or here for the first time, I invite you to explore The Kresge Foundation’s refreshed website, which launched this week. Throughout 2020, our External Affairs & Communications team partnered with our colleagues from across the foundation to reconceptualize our website.…

Kresge staff is working remotely, and our offices are closed until further notice.  See our promise to partners during COVID-19.