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November 15, 2017
In Fresno they’re creating a culinary-based business incubator to spark equitable economic development and embed food-themed cultural activities into the neighborhood. In New Orleans they’re establishing a neighborhood teaching kitchen as part of a community resource center. In Denver, a...
November 13, 2017
By Jessica Boehland and Kim Dempsey One month after the devastating Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico, roughly 90 percent of the island’s population still lacked reliable access to electricity, and half of its residents lacked reliable access to drinking water. It likely will be many months...
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Closing Plenary delivered at the 2017 Grantmakers in the Arts Annual Conference held in Detroit, Michigan.

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A statement by Kresge Foundation President and CEO Rip Rapson about the Hope Starts Here: Detroit’s Early Childhood Partnership, a...

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Issues of Volume 1 (2016) and 2 (2017) of the weekly newsletter News From The Kresge Foundation, containing information about funding...

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