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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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American Flood Coalition Inc.

American Flood Coalition, Inc. (AFC) is a nonpartisan group of cities, elected officials, military leaders, businesses, and civic groups that have come together to drive adaptation to the reality of higher seas, stronger storms, and more frequent flooding through national solutions that support flood-affected communities and protect our nation’s residents, economy, and military installations. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2020

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Environment

Focus Area

A black letter 'N' in a black solid circle.

Nation Outside

The grant will support the Human Services and Detroit Programs' partnership with Nation Outside (NO) to implement a civic engagement, social cohesion, and power-building effort primarily with fathers of color in Detroit. Safe and Just Michigan is the fiscal sponsor for NO. View Website

Amount

$100,000

Year

2021

Location

Lansing, Michigan

Program

Detroit, Human Services

Focus Area

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital Of Chicago

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

The purpose of this grant is to provide support to the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, in partnership with Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine’s Center for Community Health, for the Helping Michigan Fathers and Families Thrive project. View Website

Amount

$100,000

Year

2021

Location

Chicago, Illinois

Program

Detroit, Health, Human Services

Focus Area

Family Independence Initiative

This cross-team grant with the Detroit Program will support the Family Independence Initiative in developing a plan for a Detroit-based guaranteed-income pilot project for Black and Brown business employees. Family Independence has refined a model of investing directly in families with low income to foster social and economic mobility. View Website

Amount

$100,000

Year

2021

Location

Oakland, California

Program

Detroit, Human Services

Focus Area

Detroit Public Schools Foundation

This grant supports the Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) efforts to connect students and families to comprehensive resources - housing, basic needs, digital connectivity and other critical services. View Website

Amount

$330,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Mathematica

This expenditure responsibility grant renews Kresge’s funding to Mathematica Policy Research to facilitate a community of practice (COP) and provide technical assistance for Kresge’s Detroit ECE Support cohort of grantees in Detroit. View Website

Amount

$101,450

Year

2021

Location

Ann Arbor, MI

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Early Childhood / Hope Starts Here

Hyphen

This grant supports Panorama Global to serve as the fiscal sponsor for Hyphen, a newly launched intermediary for high-impact public-philanthropic partnerships that address the most urgent issues facing our nation and advance long-term solutions to achieve equitable outcomes for all. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2021

Location

Program

Detroit, Health, Human Services

Focus Area

ISAIC The Industrial Sewing and Innovation Center

This grant will support the Industrial Sewing and Innovation Center (ISAIC) to expand its Midtown learning and advanced manufacturing institute and provide a pathway for Detroiters to economic stability and mobility through worker ownership. View Website

Amount

$106,000

Year

2021

Location

Program

Detroit, Human Services

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 wellbeing 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

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

GenesisHOPE

This grant provides project funding to Genesis Hope CDC to improve health and wellbeing 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

Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance

This grant provides project funding to Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance to improve health and wellbeing of residents on Detroit’s west side through the Neighborhood Solutions for Health Equity initiative. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit, Health

Focus Area

Detroit Employment Solutions Corp.

This grant will provide project support for the Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation (DESC) in an effort by the City of Detroit to significantly reduce Detroit’s poverty rate over the next five years and maximize resources from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) to improve the social and economic mobility of Detroiters. View Website

Amount

$700,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit, Human Services

Focus Area

Brilliant Detroit

This grant provides project funding to Brilliant 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

$50,000.00

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Mich.

Program

Detroit, Health

Focus Area

M-1 RAIL

This grant will provide general operating support for M-1 RAIL (M-1) to assist during the suspension of operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. View Website

Amount

$1,000,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

American Civil Liberties Union Fund of Michigan

This grant will provide general operating support to the Michigan chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to strengthen the organization's capacity to deliver programs for civil rights and liberties statewide. View Website

Amount

$300,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Marygrove Conservancy

This grant provides general operating support to the Marygrove Conservancy for its ongoing stewardship and maintenance of the Marygrove campus. View Website

Amount

$1,015,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Mich.

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Transformative Project/Marygrove

College for Creative Studies

This grant will renew general operating support for Design Core Detroit to position Detroit as a global source of creative talent, to strengthen and promote Detroit's design-driven businesses, and further support the use of inclusive design practices in Detroit to drive inclusive growth. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Arts and Culture Ecosystem

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. View Website

Amount

$200,000.00

Year

2021

Location

Hamtramck, MI

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Marygrove Conservancy

This grant provides general operating support to the Marygrove Conservancy for its ongoing stewardship and maintenance of the Marygrove campus. This grant is part of Kresge’s ongoing commitment to a bold vision for the revitalization of the Marygrove campus as a neighborhood hub for education, arts and culture, and economic mobility. View Website

Amount

$1,000,000.00

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Mich.

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Transformative Project/Marygrove

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