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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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Coalition of Communities of Color

This grant will support the Coalition of Communities of Color as they mobilize communities in Portland and other parts or Oregon to advocate for more equitable climate and health policies and practices. View Website

Amount

600,000

Year

2021

Location

Portland, Oregon

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

West Harlem Environmental Action Inc.

This grant will support West Harlem Environmental Action, Inc. to implement a community-driven plan to address the health hazards of extreme heat for low-income, communities of color in northern Manhattan and throughout New York City. View Website

Amount

$600,000

Year

2021

Location

New York, New York

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

Eastside Community Network

This grant will support Eastside Community Network to mobilize communities on the Lower Eastside of Detroit to advocate for more equitable climate and health policies and practices. View Website

Amount

$600,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

Partners for a Healthier Community

This grant will support Partners for a Healthier Community in their efforts to collaborate with the City of Springfield to adopt the Community Choice Energy framework and to require a Race and Health Equity Impact Assessment on new developments, budgets and policies. View Website

Amount

$600,000

Year

2021

Location

Springfield, Massachusetts

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Data Driven Detroit

This grant provides project support to Data Driven Detroit (D3) for the continued development of the Housing Information Portal and Neighborhood Vitality Index (NVI), two important pieces of Detroit's evolving neighborhood data infrastructure that provide information that is particularly beneficial to the work of community development organizations (CDOs). View Website

Amount

$150,000.00

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Grants Awarded

This grant provides project support to BlueConduit to assist the Detroit Water & Sewerage Department (DWSD) in identifying lead water service lines connected to Detroit homes for replacement.

Amount

$50,000

Year

2021

Location

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Count MI Vote Education Fund

This grant provides operating support to Count MI Vote Education Fund (CMVEF) for a public education and outreach campaign to empower voters, particularly in underrepresented communities, to submit testimony and maps so that their community boundaries are reflected in the state redistricting process. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2021

Location

Lansing, MI

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Nonprofit Capacity Building and Leadership Development

Detroit Public Schools Foundation

This grant provides project funding to the Detroit Public Schools Foundation to support project management and school launch planning for the K-8 program at the School at Marygrove as part of the cradle to career campus at Marygrove. View Website

Amount

$184,800

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Transformative Project/Marygrove

Mosaic Changemakers

This grant will support the Mosaic Fellowship, a leadership and network development program that seeks to strengthen the individual and collective power of Black and Brown changemakers on the front lines of the pursuit of social, economic and racial justice in Tennessee, including representation from Memphis. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2021

Location

Nashville, Tennessee

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Building a More Robust Human Services Field

Youth Development Institute of Puerto Rico

This planning grant will support a partnership with the Youth Development Institute of Puerto Rico to establish a two-generation public and private learning and action community in Puerto Rico. YDI is a nonprofit dedicated to reducing child poverty and increasing the economic security and mobility of families in Puerto Rico. View Website

Amount

$100,000

Year

2021

Location

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Building a More Robust Human Services Field

Women’s Foundation of Minnesota

This grant to the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota will support the Young Women’s Initiative, a multi-year initiative centered on 20 recommendations for change designed by 800 young women (ages 12-24) from eight communities facing the greatest systemic disparities in Minnesota. View Website

Amount

$250,000

Year

2021

Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Washington University in St. Louis

The purpose of the grant is to provide ongoing tailored technical assistance to human service grantee partners beyond the completion of the cohort-based learning programs such as NextGen and Place-Based Ecosystems. View Website

Amount

$189,175

Year

2021

Location

St. Louis, Missouri

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Asset Funders Network

The purpose of this grant is to provide support to the Asset Funders Network, a member-based philanthropic organization focused on wealth and asset building. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2021

Location

Chicago, Illinois

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Building a More Robust Human Services Field

Miami Workers Center

This grant will support two simultaneous streams of work led by the Miami Workers Center; 1) development of hybrid housing and community space in Liberty City, and 2) ongoing power building, advocacy campaign, and leadership training. View Website

Amount

$400,000

Year

2021

Location

Miami, Florida

Program

Health

Focus Area

Community-Driven Solutions

Global Impact Investing Network

The New Capitalism Project will provide alignment among organizations, within and outside of impact investing, working to shift the economic system and recalibrate capitalism to meet the needs of modern society. View Website

Amount

$95,000

Year

2021

Location

New York, New York

Program

Social Investment Practice

Focus Area

APIA Scholars

This grant will enable Asian & Pacific Islander American (APIA) Scholars’ growth as a thought leader and national advocate for Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) college students by funding two distinct but interrelated projects: 1) implementation of student success strategies at partnering colleges; and 2) exploration of mental health supports through a digital app. View Website

Amount

$250,000

Year

2021

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Education

Focus Area

Institutional Capacity Building for Student Success

SeaChange Capital Parnters, Inc.

This grant will enable SeaChange, which provides grants, loans, consulting and research for nonprofits facing complex financial and organizational challenges, to pilot the Transformational Partnerships Fund (TPF), a $2.5m pooled fund providing postsecondary leaders flexible support to explore and form long-term strategic partnerships or mergers. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2021

Location

New York, New York

Program

Education

Focus Area

Institutional Capacity Building for Student Success

Intercultural Development Research Association

This grant will enable the Intercultural Research Development Association (IDRA), a Texas-based research and advocacy organization, to strengthen its Education Policy Fellows program by expanding its programmatic partnerships, refining its curriculum, and broadening its communication efforts. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2021

Location

San Antonio, Texas

Program

Education

Focus Area

Institutional Capacity Building for Student Success

National College Attainment Network

This grant will enable the National College Attainment Network (NCAN) to address COVID-19’s unprecedented negative impact on college enrollment, especially among low-income and students of color. View Website

Amount

$2.4 million

Year

2021

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Education

Focus Area

Urban Pathways to College

Bottom Line

This grant will enable Bottom Line to pilot a fee-for-service strategy that leverages its evidence-based model and tools to train thousands of advisors to improve the quality of their advising.  Bottom Line is a national direct service college access and success provider. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2021

Location

Boston, MA

Program

Education

Focus Area

Urban Pathways to College

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