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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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Detroit Health Department

A well-trained public health workforce is critical for protecting the public’s health --- particularly in the face of a global pandemic such as COVID-19. The 200 public health professionals in the Detroit Health Department (DHD) have been at the frontline of the COVID-19 response efforts in the city of Detroit. View Website

Amount

$100,000.00

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit, Health

Focus Area

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

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

Tides Foundation

This grant, through fiscal sponsor Tides Foundation, provides operating support to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Detroit Branch to participate and contribute to a regional table focused on boys and men of color issues in the city of Detroit. The regional table will develop an action plan focused on developing an action plan around short-term solutions for boys and men of color impacted by COVID-19 as well as long-term state/local policy recommendations. View Website

Amount

$80,000

Year

2020

Location

San Francisco, California

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Latino Memphis

This financial amendment will provide emergency financial support to continue day to day operations given the anticipated temporary loss of funds from donors resulting from COVID-19. View Website

Amount

$150,000

Year

2020

Location

Memphis, Tennessee

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Tompkins County Health Department

With this grant, the Tomkins County Health Department will leverage resources provided by the City of Ithaca to implement a mobile COVID-19 testing team to reach the city's homeless population. View Website

Amount

Year

2020

Location

Ithaca, NY

Program

Health

Focus Area

Black Hawk County Health Department

With this grant, Black Hawk County Health Department will develop a series of workshops to engage community stakeholders in racial equity practice and leverage investments by local funders to continue expanding its Chief Health Strategist role. View Website

Amount

$30,000

Year

2020

Location

Waterloo, Iowa

Program

Health

Focus Area

Snohomish Health District

Snohomish Health District will use this grant to conduct a community assessment focused on its public health response to the coronavirus. View Website

Amount

$30,000

Year

2020

Location

Everett, WA

Program

Health

Focus Area

Spokane Regional Health District

With this grant, the Spokane Regional Health District will continue its efforts to use community health workers to increase increase testing for COVID-19 in Pacific Islander (PI) communities: improve contact tracing for Pacific Islanders confirmed to have COVID-19; optimize probability of isolation of infected individuals; and optimize its capacity to address socioeconomic vulnerability factors. View Website

Amount

$34,675

Year

2020

Location

Spokane, Washington

Program

Health

Focus Area

Orleans County Health Department

This grant will enable the Orleans County Health Department to hire a part-time nurse to support COVID-19 case investigations, contact tracing and swabbing.  View Website

Amount

$30,000

Year

2020

Location

Albion, New York

Program

Health

Focus Area

City of Lubbock

The City of Lubbock Health Department will use this grant to cover the cost of consultants to facilitate work to advance racial equity in their community. View Website

Amount

$30,000

Year

2020

Location

Lubbock, Texas

Program

Health

Focus Area

Ingham County Health Department

Amount

$25,000

Year

2020

Location

Lansing, MI

Program

Health

Focus Area

Las Animas-Huerfano Counties District Health Department

The department will use grant funding to leverage local resources to update the department's technology and capacity for more rapid turnaround and efficient collection and dissemination of data. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

Trinidad and Walsenberg, Colorado

Program

Focus Area

Lane County Public Health

Lane County Public Health will leverage the data platform developed during their ELPH participation, prioritizing and refining their strategies to provide needed services to populations hardest hit by the COVI19 pandemic. View Website

Amount

$30,000

Year

2020

Location

Eugene, Oregon

Program

Health

Focus Area

City of Nashua Division of Public Health and Community Service

This grant will be used to mobilize the newly formed Nashua Health & Equity Partnership to develop and implement a response and recovery plan that addresses the underlying issues that are impacting racial and ethnic minorities across the county. View Website

Amount

$30,000

Year

2020

Location

Nashua, NH

Program

Health

Focus Area

Yakima Health District

Yakima Health District will use grant funds to expand the department's COVID-19 response efforts to more effectively capture the status of current and potential future infectious outbreaks. View Website

Amount

$48,000

Year

2020

Location

Union Gap, Washington

Program

Health

Focus Area

City of Pasadena Health Department

The City of Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) will use this grant funding to better respond to the disparate health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. View Website

Amount

$25,000

Year

2020

Location

Pasadena, California

Program

Health

Focus Area

Funders for Housing and Opportunity

This grant will support Funders for Housing and Opportunity's pooled grantmaking fund; Elevating What Works, which has pivoted to a COVID-response fund. View Website

Amount

$250,000

Year

2020

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Health

Focus Area

Sankofa Community Development Corporation

This grant will provide operating support for staffing and fund development support. View Website

Amount

$20,000

Year

2020

Location

New Orleans, Louisiana

Program

Health

Focus Area

Community-Driven Solutions

McComb-Veazey Neighborhood

This grant will help the organization provide direct food distribution and support to their community though the Community House, which is being used as a collection and distribution site for food and cleaning supplies during the COVID-19 crisis. View Website

Amount

$7,500

Year

2020

Location

Lafayette, Louisiana

Program

Health

Focus Area

Community-Driven Solutions

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