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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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Henry Ford Community College

This grant will address immediate financial barriers facing “Futures for Frontliners” students at Henry Ford Community College. View Website

Amount

Year

2021

Location

Dearborn, Mich.

Program

Education

Focus Area

California State University Long Beach

This multi-year grant will enable the California State University (CSU) system to understand the impact and to assess the efficacy of the CSU Rapid Re-Housing Initiative, an effort designed to address housing insecurity and improve student success. View Website

Amount

550,000

Year

2021

Location

Long Beach, CA

Program

Education

Focus Area

Urban Pathways to College

James B. Hunt Jr. Institute for Educational Leadership and Policy Foundation, Inc.

This two-year grant will enable the bipartisan Hunt Institute to equip state policymakers and elected leaders with learning opportunities, platforms for cross-state collaboration, and evidence-based strategies for improving postsecondary education success for underrepresented students. View Website

Amount

$150,000

Year

2021

Location

Durham, North Carolina

Program

Education

Focus Area

Institute for College Access and Success Inc.

This two-year grant will support the mission and programs of the Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS), a nonpartisan policy and research organization that promotes affordability, accountability and equity in higher education. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2021

Location

Oakland, California

Program

Education

Focus Area

Foundation for California Community Colleges

This two-year grant will help to ensure that the California College Guidance Initiative’s (CCGI) CaliforniaColleges.edu college admissions, data and career planning service will be scaled statewide by 2023-2024. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2021

Location

Sacramento, California

Program

Education

Focus Area

Urban Pathways to College

John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education

This multi-year grant will enable the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education, a nonprofit leader in learning and retention, to redesign “gateway” courses at up to five colleges to improve student success. View Website

Amount

408,000

Year

2021

Location

Brevard, North Carolina

Program

Education

Focus Area

Institutional Capacity Building for Student Success

Higher Learning Advocates

This grant will enable Higher Learning Advocates to help remove federal policy barriers preventing college students from accessing means-tested programs and to advance policy proposals to better serve students’ needs. View Website

Amount

125,000

Year

2021

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Education

Focus Area

The Center for Michigan Inc.

This three-year, cross-team grant will enable the Center for Michigan both to strengthen its statewide journalism platform focused on issues affecting the state and support BridgeDetroit, a local community-based news source launched in 2020 to elevate diverse media voices and reflect Detroiters’ interests and priorities. View Website

Amount

675,000

Year

2021

Location

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Program

Detroit, Education, Human Services

Focus Area

Mission Investors Exchange

This grant will provide general operating support to Mission Investors Exchange (MIE), the leading impact investing network of some 200 members providing foundations with the education and connections they need to deploy more capital to advance their missions. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2021

Location

Seattle, Wash.

Program

Social Investment Practice

Focus Area

Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities

This grant will enable the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) to facilitate its virtual Summer Action Summit on housing insecurity at urban colleges. View Website

Amount

18,000

Year

2021

Location

Towson, Maryland

Program

Education

Focus Area

Aligning and Strengthening Urban Higher Education Ecosystems

Veterans Education Success Inc.

This two-year grant enables the growth and impact of Veterans Education Success (VES), a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization that promotes federal postsecondary policies and programs for veterans and current service members. View Website

Amount

$350,000

Year

2021

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Education

Focus Area

Community Development Advocates of Detroit

This 2-year grant will provide project support to Community Development Advocates of Detroit (CDAD) to become the backbone organization for "Building the Engine of Community Development in Detroit" (BECDD), a collaborative citywide process to create a coordinated, equitable system for community development work. View Website

Amount

$400,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Starfish Family Services Inc.

This grant supports Starfish Family Services to complete planning and provides the initial operating subsidy for the new early childhood center to launch on the Marygrove campus in Detroit. View Website

Amount

$250,000

Year

2021

Location

Inkster, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Detroit Horse Power

This grant supplements Detroit Horse Power’s Kresge Innovative Projects: Detroit (KIPD) Round 4 grant to complete planning activities for a youth equestrian center in northwest Detroit. View Website

Amount

$15,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Mich.

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

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

$1,333,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Mich.

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Transformative Project/Marygrove

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

This grant provides project support to the New Economy Initiative (NEI) to build an inclusive Small Business Support Network as an essential tool for the resiliency and recovery of Detroit and Wayne County’s underserved small businesses over the next three years. View Website

Amount

$3 million

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

$1,333,000.00

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Mich.

Program

Focus Area

Transformative Project/Marygrove

Data Driven Detroit

This grant provides project support to Data Driven Detroit for the continued development of the Housing Information Portal and Neighborhood Vitality Index, two important pieces of Detroit's evolving neighborhood data infrastructure. View Website

Amount

$150,000

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 in identifying lead water service lines connected to Detroit homes for replacement.

Amount

$50,000

Year

2021

Location

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Jefferson East Inc.

This grant provides Jefferson East, Inc. with three years of general operating support. View Website

Amount

$800,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

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