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.
Saint Paul Port Authority (SPPA) is a Development Finance Agency (DFA) that works to improve people’s lives by building vibrant economic communities. The grant will support the Kresge Community Finance program-related investment (PRI) to SPPA. Saint Paul Port Authority will use the PRI to expand its Trillion BTUs and PACE programs. The Trillion BTU and commercial PACE programs are innovative and successful financing programs for energy-efficiency and renewable-energy projects throughout Minnesota focused on climate resiliency.