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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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Marygrove Conservancy

This Detroit-Arts team grant provides project support for the Marygrove Conservancy to: 1) Expand its community engagement capacity; 2) Expand neighborhood and corridor beautification efforts in partnership with the Live6 Alliance; 3) Continue legacy arts and cultural programming ; and 4) Launch the Center for Black Entrepreneurial Excellence. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2022

Location

Detroit, Mich.

Program

Arts & Culture, Detroit

Focus Area

Arts and Culture Ecosystem, Transformative Project/Marygrove

The Highland Project

This cross-team grant among the Detroit, Arts & Culture and American Cities programs will help build and sustain a leadership pipeline of Black women by providing leadership training, capital investments, and network support to Black women leaders seeking to advance educational, economic and social equity in places such as Maryland, Mississippi, New Orleans, Detroit and East Grand Rapids. View Website

Amount

$600,000

Year

2022

Location

New York, NY

Program

American Cities, Arts & Culture, Detroit

Focus Area

ThirdSpace Action Lab LLC

This expenditure responsibility grant supports ThirdSpace Action Lab in providing coordination, facilitation, and analysis for the team's Building And Supporting Equitable Development and Creative Practice initiatives over the next two years. View Website

Amount

$440,000

Year

2022

Location

Cleveland, OH

Program

Arts & Culture

Focus Area

Strengthen the Equitable Creative Placemaking Field

Big We Foundation

This grant supports the Big We Foundation’s Southern Shift Initiative, which applies creative practices to resident organizing, restorative community development and wealth building programs in Memphis. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2022

Location

Memphis, TN

Program

Arts & Culture

Focus Area

Center for Community Progress

This cross-team project grant supports the Center for Community Progress to increase equitable land and housing policy in Detroit and the state of Michigan, and integrate Creative Placemaking practices into their resident engagement programs. Kresge funds will support project personnel, resident fellowships and community-engagement programs. View Website

Amount

$800,000

Year

2022

Location

Flint, Mich.

Program

Arts & Culture, Detroit

Focus Area

Strengthen the Equitable Creative Placemaking Field

SOURCE Studio, Inc.

This general operating grant will support Source Studio’s Creative Placemaking activities and its participation in Kresge’s Creative Practice cohort. View Website

Amount

$300,000

Year

2022

Location

Burnsville, NC

Program

Arts & Culture

Focus Area

Community Power Collective

This general operating grant supports the Community Power Collective in building power among low-income tenants and workers in Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles through cross-sector, community-based creative placemaking processes that address health equity, housing, and economic injustice. View Website

Amount

$300,000

Year

2022

Location

Brooklyn, CA

Program

Arts & Culture

Focus Area

Strengthen the Equitable Creative Placemaking Field

University of Orange

This renews a grant to support the University of Orange, a free school of restoration urbanism, and its mission to build the collective capacity for people to create more equitable cities and strengthen the restoration of social bonds and capital. View Website

Amount

$400,000

Year

2022

Location

Orange, New Jersey

Program

Arts & Culture

Focus Area

Jolt Initiative

This joint grant between Education and Arts & Culture will support the Jolt Initiative, a multi-issue civic-engagement organization working to increase the voting power of young Latinx people in Texas by encouraging high school seniors and college students to develop content that presents and reimagines their cultural heritage. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2022

Location

Austin, Texas

Program

Arts & Culture, Education

Focus Area

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The Guild Collective

This grant supported by the Arts & Culture and Health programs will enable The Guild to expand their Community Stewardship Trust (CST) model of redevelopment in Southwest Atlanta to preserve housing affordability and the rich cultural identity of historically Black neighborhoods. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2022

Location

Decatur, GA

Program

Arts & Culture, Health

Focus Area

Community Health Ecosystems, Community Investment for Health Equity

Junebug Productions

This general operating grant will support Junebug Production’s use of performing arts and community story-telling as an organizing tool to address inequitable conditions in communities throughout New Orleans. It will also enable Junebug's participation in Kresge’s Creative Practice cohort. View Website

Amount

$300,000

Year

2022

Location

New Orleans, Louisiana

Program

Arts & Culture

Focus Area

Strengthen the Equitable Creative Placemaking Field

National Public Housing Museum

This general operating grant will support the National Public Housing Museum's Creative Placemaking activities and its participation in Kresge's Creative Practice cohort, using art, oral history and material culture to amplify public housing residents' voices and advance affordable housing policies. View Website

Amount

$300,000

Year

2022

Location

Chicago, Illinois

Program

Arts & Culture

Focus Area

Strengthen the Equitable Creative Placemaking Field

Design Impact

This general operating grant supports Design Impact's mission to advance racial and equitable development approaches in Cincinnati neighborhoods through community-engaged design. Kresge funds will support staffing, programs and stipends for resident leaders to co-design projects. View Website

Amount

$300,000.

Year

2022

Location

Cincinnati, Ohio

Program

Arts & Culture

Focus Area

Strengthen the Equitable Creative Placemaking Field

Colloqate Design

This general operating grant supports Colloqate Design's mission to organize, advocate, and design for racial, social, and cultural equity. Kresge funds will support staff, operations, and programming that center community voice and build power through the design of civic, social and cultural spaces. View Website

Amount

$300,000

Year

2022

Location

New Orleans, Louisiana

Program

Arts & Culture

Focus Area

Strengthen the Equitable Creative Placemaking Field

The Marian Cheek Jackson Center for Saving and Making History

This general operating grant will support the Marian Cheek Jackson Center for Saving and Making History’s Creative Placemaking activities and its participation in Kresge’s Creative Practice cohort. The Center’s mission is to honor, renew and build community in Chapel Hill’s historically Black Northside and Pine Knolls neighborhoods. View Website

Amount

$300,000.00

Year

2021

Location

Program

Arts & Culture

Focus Area

Strengthen the Equitable Creative Placemaking Field

Harness

This project grant will support Harness, a community of artists, activists, and movement leaders using the power of art and storytelling to imagine and co-create a more equitable world, to lead the Culture Surge initiative. View Website

Amount

$400,000.00

Year

2021

Location

Program

Arts & Culture

Focus Area

Rebuild Foundation

This general operating grant will support the Rebuild Foundation’s Creative Placemaking activities and its participation in Kresge’s Creative Practice cohort. The Rebuild Foundation's mission is to catalyze neighborhood revitalization through artistic practices, individual empowerment and community engagement. View Website

Amount

$300,000.00

Year

2021

Location

Chicago, Illinois

Program

Arts & Culture

Focus Area

Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience

This general operating grant will support the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific’s Creative Placemaking activities and its participation in Kresge’s Creative Practice cohort. The mission of the Museum is to engage residents and the larger community with its history, art and cultures to advance racial and social equity within Seattle’s historic Chinatown and International District. View Website

Amount

$300,000.00

Year

2021

Location

Seattle, Washington

Program

Arts & Culture

Focus Area

Northend Christian Community Development Corp.

This two-year general operating grant will support Northend Christian Community Development Corporation’s (Northend Christian CDC’s) Creative Placemaking activities and participation in Kresge’s Building and Supporting Equitable Development (BASED) learning community. View Website

Amount

$300,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, MI

Program

American Cities, Arts & Culture

Focus Area

Strengthen the Equitable Creative Placemaking Field

Asian Economic Development Association

This 2-year general operating grant will support Asian Economic Development Association's (AEDA) Creative Placemaking activities and ongoing participation in Kresge’s Building and Supporting Equitable Development (BASED) learning community. View Website

Amount

$300,000

Year

2021

Location

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Program

Arts & Culture

Focus Area

Strengthen the Equitable Creative Placemaking Field

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