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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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Arts League of Michigan Inc.

Geography Served: Detroit

Project:

Established in 1991 to preserve and present African and African-American cultural arts traditions, the Carr Center (as the Arts League of Michigan is now known) has evolved into a multidisciplinary arts hub. This grant provides the organization resources to undergo a strategic planning process and support key capacity needs. View Website

Amount

$150,000

Year

2016

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Arts and Culture Ecosystem

Campaign for Black Male Achievement

Geography Served: Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti-Detroit

Project:

826michigan – serving more than 3,200 school-age youth in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Detroit – is part of a national network with chapters in San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City and Washington D.C., all working to inspire confident and skillful young writers with the help of adult volunteers. This grant will support 826michigan’s Detroit expansion plans, including a new location in Eastern Market. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2016

Location

New York, New York

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Arts and Culture Ecosystem

Motown Historical Museum Inc.

Geography Served: Detroit

Project:

The Motown Historical Museum, founded in 1985, is an iconic tourist destination for local, national and international visitors that preserves a vital part of Detroit's musical and cultural history. This grant will build the capacity of Motown Historical Museum to ensure the success of its capital campaign and facility expansion plans. View Website

Amount

$160,000

Year

2016

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Arts and Culture Ecosystem

New Museum of Contemporary Art

Geography Served: Detroit, Michigan

Project:

Founded in 1977 and based in Manhattan, the New Museum is a leading destination for new art and new ideas, and is respected internationally for the global scope of its curatorial program. This grant supports IDEAS CITY Detroit, a five-day conference focused on the reinvention of cities through arts, culture, design, and architecture, taking place in April 2017 in Detroit. View Website

Amount

$15,000

Year

2016

Location

New York, New York

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Arts and Culture Ecosystem

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