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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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Data Driven Detroit

This grant provides project support to Data Driven Detroit (D3) for the continued development of the Housing Information Portal and Neighborhood Vitality Index (NVI), two important pieces of Detroit's evolving neighborhood data infrastructure that provide information that is particularly beneficial to the work of community development organizations (CDOs). View Website

Amount

$150,000.00

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

Amount

$50,000

Year

2021

Location

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Count MI Vote Education Fund

This grant provides operating support to Count MI Vote Education Fund (CMVEF) for a public education and outreach campaign to empower voters, particularly in underrepresented communities, to submit testimony and maps so that their community boundaries are reflected in the state redistricting process. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2021

Location

Lansing, MI

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Nonprofit Capacity Building and Leadership Development

Detroit Public Schools Foundation

This grant provides project funding to the Detroit Public Schools Foundation to support project management and school launch planning for the K-8 program at the School at Marygrove as part of the cradle to career campus at Marygrove. View Website

Amount

$184,800

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Transformative Project/Marygrove

Michigan Community Resources

This grant provides project support to Michigan Community Resources (MCR) to continue to serve as a capacity- and cohort-building partner for the Kresge Innovative Projects: Detroit (KIP:D) initiative. View Website

Amount

$330,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Council of Michigan Foundations Inc.

This grant will provide project support to the Council on Michigan Foundations (CMF) to hire and house a Collaborative Manager for the Southeast Michigan Early Childhood Funders Collaborative (ECFC). View Website

Amount

$40,000

Year

2020

Location

Grand Haven, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Early Childhood / Hope Starts Here

CultureSource

This grant seeks to provide general operating support for CultureSource as the key intermediary resourcing both artists and arts and culture organizations in metropolitan Detroit. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Arts and Culture Ecosystem

Data Driven Detroit

This grant provides funding to Data Driven Detroit (D3) for the continued development of the Housing Information Portal to serve the Detroit community development sector and for an organizational transition process to address financial instability that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 outbreak. View Website

Amount

$150,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice

This grant provides project support to Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice (DWEJ) for continued community engagement as the City of Detroit Office of Sustainability begins implementation of its recently released Sustainability Action Agenda. View Website

Amount

$75,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

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

Detroit Educational Television Foundation

This grant will provide project support for Detroit Public Television (DPTV) to co-lead the launch of the Detroit Early Childhood Educator Fellowship, a Hope Starts Here initiative designed to support the professional development of early childhood practitioners in Detroit. View Website

Amount

$85,000

Year

2020

Location

Wixom, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Early Childhood / Hope Starts Here

Detroit Employment Solutions Corp.

This grant provides project support to Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation for the City of Detroit's efforts to increase participation in the 2020 Census. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Detroit Historical Society

This grant seeks to support the sustainability and growth of the Detroit Historical Society (DHS), the city’s foremost history-preserving institution. View Website

Amount

$150,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Arts and Culture Ecosystem

Belle Isle Conservancy

This grant provides project support to the Belle Isle Conservancy (BIC) for a collaborative Great Global Cleanup event at multiple sites along the Detroit River in honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. View Website

Amount

$10,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

ACCESS

This grant provides project support to ACCESS as part the Detroit Early Childhood Education (ECE) Support cohort. These grants support early childhood centers to better utilize integrative family support services. View Website

Amount

$75,000

Year

2020

Location

Dearborn, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Early Childhood / Hope Starts Here

Black Family Development

This grant provides project support to Black Family Development (BFDI) to partner with Early Childhood Investment Corporation (ECIC) as co-imperative leads to support the implementation of the Hope Starts Here (HSH) framework. View Website

Amount

$100,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Early Childhood / Hope Starts Here

Capital Impact Partners

This grant provides support to Capital Impact Partners for the continued operation of its Detroit office in support of a strong community development ecosystem that advances equitable neighborhood development. View Website

Amount

$175,000

Year

2020

Location

Arlington, Virginia

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Chalkbeat

This grant provides general operating support to the Detroit bureau of Chalkbeat, a mission-driven news organization that provide coverage of education policy and practice across the city. View Website

Amount

$75,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Early Childhood / Hope Starts Here

Grants Awarded

This grant supports the Kresge Arts in Detroit (KAID) office at the College for Creative Studies. KAID contributes to the vibrancy of Detroit communities by awarding and supporting the work of artists in the tri-county region, including the delivery of professional development programs and COVID-19 relief funding.

Amount

$1,700,00

Year

2020

Location

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Arts and Culture Ecosystem

Education Trust Inc.

This grant supports Education Trust, Inc.'s expansion of its early childhood policy research and advocacy capacity in Michigan, particularly Detroit, where it will be an integral part of the Hope Starts Here framework.   View Website

Amount

$300,000

Year

2020

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Early Childhood / Hope Starts Here

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