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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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Citizens Research Council of Michigan

This grant provides three years of project support to Citizens Research Council of Michigan (CRC) to establish Detroit-based staff dedicated to public policy research and analysis focused on the City of Detroit. View Website

Amount

$300,000

Year

2021

Location

Livonia, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

College for Creative Studies

This 25-month grant supports Years 14 and 15 of the Kresge Arts in Detroit (KAID) program as well as professional development for Year 14 Fellows. KAID will continue to lead an unparalleled program that contributes to the vibrancy of Detroit communities by providing critical support to individual artists in the tri-county region, including the delivery of professional development activities and paid professional opportunities. View Website

Amount

3,448,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Michigan Nonprofit Association

This grant provides project support to Michigan Nonprofit Association to mobilize a cohort of nonprofit organizations across Michigan to engage historically underrepresented populations in the state redistricting process. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2021

Location

Lansing, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Jefferson East Inc.

This grant provides project support to Model D for its Resilient Neighborhoods series to enhance the neighborhood reporting and storytelling capacity of Detroit's community development sector through regular long-form features and op-eds by community development leaders. View Website

Amount

$87,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Concert of Colors

This two-year grant provides project support to Concert of Colors: Detroit Diversity Festival to positively promote Detroit and its local artistic talent while creating professional opportunities for artists of color and accessible arts programming for all.  Culture Source will serve as the fiscal sponsor for this grant. View Website

Amount

$100,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, MI

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Arts and Culture Ecosystem

Michigan Environmental Council

This two-year grant provides project support to Michigan Environmental Council (MEC) for its Detroit-based staff as they work to strengthen the environmental movement in Detroit and elevate Detroit voices in the state-level environmental policymaking process. View Website

Amount

$375,000

Year

2021

Location

Lansing, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Hamtramck Parks Conservancy

This grant supports the restoration of the historic Negro League baseball stadium in Hamtramck as a cultural asset and recreation site for metro Detroiters. The restored stadium, along with the larger recreation district and adjoined greenway, will transform mostly underutilized and vacant land into a safe and accessible place to gather, create and be active together while supporting cultural preservation, positive public health outcomes, economic opportunity, and increased quality of life. Michigan Municipal League Foundation will serve as the fiscal sponsor for this grant. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2021

Location

Hamtramck, MI

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Arts and Culture Ecosystem

IFF

This two-year grant provides project support to IFF to support and strengthen Detroit’s early childhood facilities infrastructure by connecting the early childhood and community development systems. View Website

Amount

1,200,000

Year

2021

Location

Chicago, Illinois

Program

American Cities, Detroit

Focus Area

Early Childhood / Hope Starts Here

Central Detroit Christian Community Development Corporation

This grant provides project funding to Central Detroit Christian CDC to improve health and wellbeing of Detroit residents through the Neighborhood Solutions for Health Equity initiative. View Website

Amount

$45,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit, Health

Focus Area

Institute for Population Health

This grant provides project funding to Institute of Population Health, a federally qualified health clinic with three facilities, to improve health and well-being of Detroit residents through the Neighborhood Solutions for Health Equity initiative. View Website

Amount

$40,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit, Health

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Detroit Community Health Connection

This grant provides project funding to Detroit Community Health Connection, a federally qualified health center with three clinics across Detroit, to improve health and well-being of residents on Detroit’s east side through the Neighborhood Solutions for Health Equity initiative. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit, Health

Focus Area

Economic Security Project

This grant from the American Cities, Human Services, and Detroit teams supports the Economic Security Project, whose fiscal sponsor is the Hopewell fund, in the inaugural two years of the national Guaranteed Income Community of Practice network. The Project will support emerging leaders in the economic justice field to test the approaches and policies necessary to advance strategies to create guaranteed income as a way of reducing the racial wealth gap and promoting economic mobility among low-wealth families. View Website

Amount

$600,000

Year

2021

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

American Cities, Detroit, Human Services

Focus Area

GenesisHOPE

This grant provides project funding to Genesis Hope CDC to improve health and well-being of residents on Detroit’s east side through the Neighborhood Solutions for Health Equity initiative. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit, Health

Focus Area

Eastside Community Network

This grant provides project funding to Eastside Community Network to improve health and wellbeing of residents on Detroit’s east side through the Neighborhood Solutions for Health Equity initiative. View Website

Amount

$75,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit, Health

Focus Area

Brilliant Detroit

This grant provides project funding to Brilliant Detroit to improve health and well-being of residents on Detroit’s east side through the Neighborhood Solutions for Health Equity initiative. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Mich.

Program

Detroit, Health

Focus Area

Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance

This grant provides project funding to Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance to improve health and wellbeing of residents on Detroit’s west side through the Neighborhood Solutions for Health Equity initiative. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit, Health

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

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

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