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Grants Awarded

Kresge’s grant database allows you to search for grants awarded since 2009. You can search and filter by program area, focus area, year and location.

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Council of Michigan Foundations Inc.

This grant will provide project support to the Council on Michigan Foundations (CMF) to hire and house a Collaborative Manager for the Southeast Michigan Early Childhood Funders Collaborative (ECFC). View Website

Amount

$40,000

Year

2020

Location

Grand Haven, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Early Childhood / Hope Starts Here

CultureSource

This grant seeks to provide general operating support for CultureSource as the key intermediary resourcing both artists and arts and culture organizations in metropolitan Detroit. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Arts and Culture Ecosystem

Data Driven Detroit

This grant provides funding to Data Driven Detroit (D3) for the continued development of the Housing Information Portal to serve the Detroit community development sector and for an organizational transition process to address financial instability that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 outbreak. View Website

Amount

$150,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Detroit Educational Television Foundation

This grant will provide project support for Detroit Public Television (DPTV) to co-lead the launch of the Detroit Early Childhood Educator Fellowship, a Hope Starts Here initiative designed to support the professional development of early childhood practitioners in Detroit. View Website

Amount

$85,000

Year

2020

Location

Wixom, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Early Childhood / Hope Starts Here

Detroit Employment Solutions Corp.

This grant provides project support to Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation for the City of Detroit's efforts to increase participation in the 2020 Census. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Detroit Historical Society

This grant seeks to support the sustainability and growth of the Detroit Historical Society (DHS), the city’s foremost history-preserving institution. View Website

Amount

$150,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Arts and Culture Ecosystem

Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice

This grant provides project support to Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice (DWEJ) for continued community engagement as the City of Detroit Office of Sustainability begins implementation of its recently released Sustainability Action Agenda. View Website

Amount

$75,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program

This grant provides project support to Detroit’s Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program (DBG) to retrofit parts of its youth facility to address health and safety requirements resulting from COVID-19. View Website

Amount

$10,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Belle Isle Conservancy

This grant provides project support to the Belle Isle Conservancy (BIC) for a collaborative Great Global Cleanup event at multiple sites along the Detroit River in honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. View Website

Amount

$10,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Black Family Development

This grant provides project support to Black Family Development (BFDI) to partner with Early Childhood Investment Corporation (ECIC) as co-imperative leads to support the implementation of the Hope Starts Here (HSH) framework. View Website

Amount

$100,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Early Childhood / Hope Starts Here

Capital Impact Partners

This grant provides support to Capital Impact Partners for the continued operation of its Detroit office in support of a strong community development ecosystem that advances equitable neighborhood development. View Website

Amount

$175,000

Year

2020

Location

Arlington, Virginia

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Chalkbeat

This grant provides general operating support to the Detroit bureau of Chalkbeat, a mission-driven news organization that provide coverage of education policy and practice across the city. View Website

Amount

$75,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Early Childhood / Hope Starts Here

Grants Awarded

This grant supports the Kresge Arts in Detroit (KAID) office at the College for Creative Studies. KAID contributes to the vibrancy of Detroit communities by awarding and supporting the work of artists in the tri-county region, including the delivery of professional development programs and COVID-19 relief funding.

Amount

$1,700,00

Year

2020

Location

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Arts and Culture Ecosystem

ACCESS

This grant provides project support to ACCESS as part the Detroit Early Childhood Education (ECE) Support cohort. These grants support early childhood centers to better utilize integrative family support services. View Website

Amount

$75,000

Year

2020

Location

Dearborn, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Early Childhood / Hope Starts Here

Community Development Advocates Detroit

This grant funds one year of facilitation, capacity-building and strategic planning supports for the cohort of 21 Detroit community development organizations receiving operating support from Kresge. View Website

Amount

$157,500

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Nonprofit Capacity Building and Leadership Development

Community Education Commission

This grant provides project support to the Community Education Commission for the development and implementation of an Office of Early Learning. View Website

Amount

$95,000

Year

2020

Location

18100 Meyers Road, Detroit, MI

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Early Childhood / Hope Starts Here

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

This grant supports the establishment of the Detroit Youth Choir and Performance Arts Company (DYC) Agency Fund at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan to ensure the long-term financial stability of the DYC. View Website

Amount

$250,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Arts and Culture Ecosystem

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

This grant supports the "Everybody VS COVID-19" awareness campaign and digital unity festival to increase public awareness in regards to health and safety, elevate the importance of filling out the Census, and provide greater access to City resources in response to the COVID-19 crisis, all while celebrating the arts and investing in local businesses and vendors. View Website

Amount

$30,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Arts and Culture Ecosystem

Early Childhood Funder’s Collaborative

This grant will support Kresge’s membership in the Early Childhood Funders Collaborative (ECFC), a national coalition of foundations that are committed to supporting early childhood priorities across the United States. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

Falls Church, Virginia

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Early Childhood / Hope Starts Here

East Warren Development Corporation

This grant provides a startup grant to East Warren Development Corporation, serving the East Warren Avenue corridor in the Morningside, East English Village and Cornerstone neighborhoods on Detroit's far east side. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

4424 Bishop, Detroit, MI 48224

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

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