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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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Michigan Federation for Children and Families

This cross-team grant between the Human Services and Detroit Programs will support the Michigan Federation for Children and Families with integrating a racial equity-centered 2Gen approach into its Family Preservation Network. View Website

Amount

$100,000

Year

2020

Location

Program

Detroit, Human Services

Focus Area

Building a More Robust Human Services Field

The New School

This cross team grant with the Detroit Program will support our partnership with the New School’s Institute for the Study of Race, Stratification, and Political Economy (to develop field building tools to assist the human services sector with generating proposed recommendations to inform an economic rights antiracist and antisexist agenda to advance social and economic mobility. View Website

Amount

$659,000

Year

2020

Location

New York, New York

Program

Detroit, Human Services

Focus Area

Building a More Robust Human Services Field

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The purpose of this cross-team with the Detroit Program grant is to collaborate with community partners in Detroit to design and implement behaviorally informed narrative change interventions aimed at shifting deleterious beliefs and attitudes about poverty and social policy. View Website

Amount

$250,000

Year

2020

Location

New York, New York

Program

Detroit, Human Services

Focus Area

Developing Supportive, Aligned Public Policy

Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation

The purpose of this cross-team grant with the Detroit Program to The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation is to support the city of St. Paul’s Mayor’s office to implement its People’s Prosperity Guaranteed Income (PPGI) demonstration project. View Website

Amount

$275,000

Year

2020

Location

Program

Detroit, Human Services

Focus Area

Michigan College Access Network

This financial amendment will enable MCAN to fiscally sponsor an effort to ensure that Michiganders living with low incomes and Michiganders of color receive outreach about the Futures for Frontliners program, which supports essential workers by providing a tuition-free path to gaining skills for high-demand careers. View Website

Amount

$55,000

Year

2020

Location

Lansing, Michigan

Program

Detroit, Education

Focus Area

Urban Pathways to College

Rootoftwo, LLC.

This project grant for Rootofto will allow them to conduct a participatory research project to explore the characteristics, assets and pre-conditions of cultural ecosystems in Detroit, Memphis and New Orleans to inform strategies and identify opportunities for recovery and renewal centered on racial equity, arts and community development. View Website

Amount

$205,000

Year

2020

Location

Ann Arbor, MI

Program

Arts & Culture, Detroit

Focus Area

Center for Community Progress

This cross-team project grant supports the Center for Community Progress’ efforts to increase equitable land and housing policy collaboration throughout the state of Michigan and integration of Creative Placemaking practices across its national network. View Website

Amount

$225,000

Year

2020

Location

Flint, Mich.

Program

Arts & Culture, Detroit

Focus Area

Strengthen the Equitable Creative Placemaking Field

Midtown Detroit Inc.

This grant will support Midtown Detroit, Inc. to manage the Midtown Cultural Connections Project and serve as the lead organization for the development of a comprehensive design framework for Detroit's Cultural Center. View Website

Amount

$250,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Community Reinvestment Fund

This grant, in conjunction with a $3 million program-related 9nvestment, provides funding to Community Reinvestment Fund to make CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) resources accessible to Detroit nonprofits to help them weather the impacts of COVID-19. View Website

Amount

$150,000

Year

2020

Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Program

Detroit, Social Investment Practice

Focus Area

Community Health and Social Services Center

This grant provides project support to Community Health and Social Services Center (CHASS) as part of a cohort of three Southwest Detroit-based organizations focused on health equity efforts through the Neighborhood Solutions for Health Equity initiative. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, MI

Program

Detroit, Health

Focus Area

Urban Neighborhood Initiatives Inc.

This grant provides project support to Urban Neighborhood Initiatives as part of a cohort of three Southwest Detroit-based organizations focused on health equity efforts through the Neighborhood Solutions for Health Equity initiative. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit, Health

Focus Area

Detroit Hispanic Development Corp.

This grant provides project support to the Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation as part of a cohort of three Southwest Detroit-based organizations focused on health equity efforts through the Neighborhood Solutions for Health Equity initiative. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit, Health

Focus Area

Detroit Justice Center

Geography Served: Detroit

Project:

This grant provides general operating funds to the Detroit Justice Center to participate in national and place-based networks of racial justice organizations, as well as to scale its legal services, support community-driven solutions to restorative justice and economic equity, and continue building a network of community members to support transforming the criminal punishment system and investing in proactive safety and well-being. View Website

Amount

$225,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, MI

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Detroit Strategic Framework, Inc.

Geography Served: Detroit

Project:

This grant provides general operating and programmatic support to Detroit Strategic Framework, Inc., the independent nonprofit organization that is the home for the Detroit Future City Implementation Office and its Center for Equity, Engagement and Research. View Website

Amount

$1,500,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Grants Awarded

Geography Served: Detroit

Project:

This grant provides general operating support to Detroit Life is Valuable Every Day (DLIVE) to participate in a national and place-based network of racial justice organizations as well as to develop and deliver innovative, health-centered, evidence-based solutions to reduce trauma recidivism and prevent retaliatory violence and incarceration.

Amount

$275,000

Year

2020

Location

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Nonprofit Capacity Building and Leadership Development

Live6 Alliance

Geography Served: Detroit

Project:

This grant renews project support for Live6 initiatives that advance opportunity and justice for communities of color in the Livernois-McNichols district in northwest Detroit, with a particular focus on supporting small businesses owned by entrepreneurs of color, and community safety initiatives. View Website

Amount

$350,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Coordinated Investments and Technical Assistance

Enterprise Community Partners Inc.

Geography Served: Detroit

Project:

This grant provides support to Enterprise Community Partners for a CDO (Community Development Organization) Fund that will provide operating support to to provide operating support to approximately two dozen Detroit community development organizations. View Website

Amount

$684,500

Year

2020

Location

Columbia, Maryland

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

Geography Served: Detroit

Project:

This grant supports the Michigan Justice Fund, a collaborative fund that supports community-driven solutions to criminal justice reform, housed at the Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan. View Website

Amount

$1,000,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion

Geography Served: Detroit

Project:

This grant provides general operating support to the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion to bolster their Race2Equity initiative and support their participation in a racial justice advisory table in Detroit. View Website

Amount

$225,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Theaster Gates Studio

Geography Served: Detroit

Project:

This grant provides project support for Theaster Gates Studio to serve as an advisory consultant for the Marygrove campus master planning process as the Marygrove Conservancy works to redevelop the Marygrove campus as p-20 educational campus with community-based arts and cultural programming, View Website

Amount

$225,000

Year

2020

Location

Chicago, IL

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Arts and Culture Ecosystem

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