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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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Citizens Research Council of Michigan

This grant provides three years of project support to Citizens Research Council of Michigan (CRC) to establish Detroit-based staff dedicated to public policy research and analysis focused on the City of Detroit. View Website

Amount

$300,000

Year

2021

Location

Livonia, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

College for Creative Studies

This 25-month grant supports Years 14 and 15 of the Kresge Arts in Detroit (KAID) program as well as professional development for Year 14 Fellows. KAID will continue to lead an unparalleled program that contributes to the vibrancy of Detroit communities by providing critical support to individual artists in the tri-county region, including the delivery of professional development activities and paid professional opportunities. View Website

Amount

3,448,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Michigan Nonprofit Association

This grant provides project support to Michigan Nonprofit Association to mobilize a cohort of nonprofit organizations across Michigan to engage historically underrepresented populations in the state redistricting process. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2021

Location

Lansing, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Jefferson East Inc.

This grant provides project support to Model D for its Resilient Neighborhoods series to enhance the neighborhood reporting and storytelling capacity of Detroit's community development sector through regular long-form features and op-eds by community development leaders. View Website

Amount

$87,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Concert of Colors

This two-year grant provides project support to Concert of Colors: Detroit Diversity Festival to positively promote Detroit and its local artistic talent while creating professional opportunities for artists of color and accessible arts programming for all.  Culture Source will serve as the fiscal sponsor for this grant. View Website

Amount

$100,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, MI

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Arts and Culture Ecosystem

Michigan Environmental Council

This two-year grant provides project support to Michigan Environmental Council (MEC) for its Detroit-based staff as they work to strengthen the environmental movement in Detroit and elevate Detroit voices in the state-level environmental policymaking process. View Website

Amount

$375,000

Year

2021

Location

Lansing, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Hamtramck Parks Conservancy

This grant supports the restoration of the historic Negro League baseball stadium in Hamtramck as a cultural asset and recreation site for metro Detroiters. The restored stadium, along with the larger recreation district and adjoined greenway, will transform mostly underutilized and vacant land into a safe and accessible place to gather, create and be active together while supporting cultural preservation, positive public health outcomes, economic opportunity, and increased quality of life. Michigan Municipal League Foundation will serve as the fiscal sponsor for this grant. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2021

Location

Hamtramck, MI

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Arts and Culture Ecosystem

IFF

This two-year grant provides project support to IFF to support and strengthen Detroit’s early childhood facilities infrastructure by connecting the early childhood and community development systems. View Website

Amount

1,200,000

Year

2021

Location

Chicago, Illinois

Program

American Cities, Detroit

Focus Area

Early Childhood / Hope Starts Here

Central Detroit Christian Community Development Corporation

This grant provides project funding to Central Detroit Christian CDC to improve health and wellbeing of Detroit residents through the Neighborhood Solutions for Health Equity initiative. View Website

Amount

$45,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit, Health

Focus Area

Institute for Population Health

This grant provides project funding to Institute of Population Health, a federally qualified health clinic with three facilities, to improve health and well-being of Detroit residents through the Neighborhood Solutions for Health Equity initiative. View Website

Amount

$40,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit, Health

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Detroit Community Health Connection

This grant provides project funding to Detroit Community Health Connection, a federally qualified health center with three clinics across Detroit, to improve health and well-being of residents on Detroit’s east side through the Neighborhood Solutions for Health Equity initiative. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit, Health

Focus Area

Network for Public Health Law

This grant will provide support to the Emerging Leaders in Public Health (ELPH) initiative by offering capacity building and legal technical assistance to the teams and empowering them in their roles to use public health law and policy more effectively to enhance the health of their communities. The Network will also be available to provide support to the Climate Change, Health & Equity Initiative (CCHE) implementation partners to advance their work in achieving health equity through climate change policies. View Website

Amount

1,250,000

Year

2021

Location

Edina, Minnesota

Program

Health

Focus Area

Community-Driven Solutions

American Indian Health and Family Services

This grant provides project funding to American Indian Health and Family Services to improve health and well-being of residents in Detroit’s District 6 through the Neighborhood Solutions for Health Equity initiative. View Website

Amount

50,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Health

Focus Area

Community Health Ecosystems

Resilience Force

This grant will bolster Resilience Force’s efforts to train and support an increased number of community health workers in New Orleans to help resolve the COVID-19 crisis in communities of color and provide career-track jobs to workers dislocated from the service and hospitality industries. View Website

Amount

$150,000

Year

2021

Location

Program

American Cities, Health

Focus Area

Place-Based Community Development

Economic Security Project

This grant from the American Cities, Human Services, and Detroit teams supports the Economic Security Project, whose fiscal sponsor is the Hopewell fund, in the inaugural two years of the national Guaranteed Income Community of Practice network. The Project will support emerging leaders in the economic justice field to test the approaches and policies necessary to advance strategies to create guaranteed income as a way of reducing the racial wealth gap and promoting economic mobility among low-wealth families. View Website

Amount

$600,000

Year

2021

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

American Cities, Detroit, Human Services

Focus Area

DAISA Enterprises

This grant supports field-building strategies for Equitable Food Oriented Development (EFOD), a powerful, justice-first framework and practice emerging from the work and leadership of community-based activists and leaders from around the country, offering the opportunity to drive a new model of equity in healthy food systems and finance. View Website

Amount

$750,000

Year

2021

Location

South Hadley, Massachusetts

Program

Health

Focus Area

Community-Driven Solutions

Prosperity Now

The purpose of this grant is to support Prosperity Now to work with Detroit and Memphis NextGen cohort organizations to identify policy barriers and innovative solutions to help close the racial wealth gap and ensure families obtain sustainable social and economic mobility. View Website

Amount

600,000

Year

2021

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Center for Law and Social Policy

This grant to the Center for Law and Social Policy will advance resident and civically engaged policy development by centering community to advance social economic mobility for people of color, youth, young adults, and families with low income. View Website

Amount

500,000

Year

2021

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership

This grant provides support for the Healthy Children Voucher Demonstration program, led by the Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership. BRHP provides Federal Housing Choice Vouchers with housing mobility counseling which enables families to move to healthier housing in neighborhoods of opportunity with wrap-around services to help with their move. View Website

Amount

400,000

Year

2021

Location

Baltimore, Maryland

Program

Health

Focus Area

Community-Driven Solutions

FrameWorks Institute

This grant will support the partnership with FrameWorks Institute to provide customized technical assistance to equip human services organizations to shift public narratives to support social and economic mobility. View Website

Amount

275,000

Year

2021

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

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