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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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Intercultural Development Research Association

This grant will help to strengthen the Intercultural Development Research Association’s Education Policy Fellowship program. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2021

Location

San Antonio, Texas

Program

Education

Focus Area

Institutional Capacity Building for Student Success

James B. Hunt Jr. Institute for Educational Leadership and Policy Foundation, Inc.

This grant provides support for The Hunt Institute to educate and engage state policymakers about strategies to improve postsecondary education and reduce race-based gaps in attainment. View Website

Amount

$150,000

Year

2021

Location

Durham, North Carolina

Program

Education

Focus Area

SeaChange Capital Parnters, Inc.

This grant will enable SeaChange, which provides grants, loans, consulting and research for nonprofits facing complex financial and organizational challenges, to pilot the Transformational Partnerships Fund (TPF), a $2.5m pooled fund providing postsecondary leaders flexible support to explore and form long-term strategic partnerships or mergers. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2021

Location

New York, New York

Program

Education

Focus Area

Institutional Capacity Building for Student Success

APIA Scholars

This grant will enable Asian & Pacific Islander American (APIA) Scholars’ growth as a thought leader and national advocate for Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) college students by funding two distinct but interrelated projects: 1) implementation of student success strategies at partnering colleges; and 2) exploration of mental health supports through a digital app. View Website

Amount

$250,000

Year

2021

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Education

Focus Area

Institutional Capacity Building for Student Success

Intercultural Development Research Association

This grant will enable the Intercultural Research Development Association (IDRA), a Texas-based research and advocacy organization, to strengthen its Education Policy Fellows program by expanding its programmatic partnerships, refining its curriculum, and broadening its communication efforts. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2021

Location

San Antonio, Texas

Program

Education

Focus Area

Institutional Capacity Building for Student Success

National College Attainment Network

This grant will enable the National College Attainment Network (NCAN) to address COVID-19’s unprecedented negative impact on college enrollment, especially among low-income and students of color. View Website

Amount

$2.4 million

Year

2021

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Education

Focus Area

Urban Pathways to College

Bottom Line

This grant will enable Bottom Line to pilot a fee-for-service strategy that leverages its evidence-based model and tools to train thousands of advisors to improve the quality of their advising.  Bottom Line is a national direct service college access and success provider. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2021

Location

Boston, MA

Program

Education

Focus Area

Urban Pathways to College

San Diego State University’s Center for Equity and Postsecondary Attainment (CEPA)

This grant will enable San Diego State University’s Center for Equity and Postsecondary Attainment (CEPA) to address the COVID-19 pandemic’s deleterious impact on college enrollment and persistence, especially among low-income and students of color. View Website

Amount

$250,000

Year

2021

Location

San Diego, CA

Program

Education

Focus Area

Urban Pathways to College

Civic Nation

This financial amendment to the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge, the student civic engagement division of Civic Nation, supports efforts to boost student civic engagement, including voting. View Website

Amount

$25,000

Year

2020

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Education

Focus Area

Community Partners

This financial amendment to the Southern California College Access Network (SoCal CAN) supports continued efforts to advance equitable college access for Los Angelenos in public housing. Community Partners serves as fiscal sponsor. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2020

Location

Los Angeles, California

Program

Education

Focus Area

Aligning and Strengthening Urban Higher Education Ecosystems

Achieving the Dream

This financial amendment supports Kresge-sponsored South African delegates' participation in ATD learning opportunities. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

Silver Spring, Maryland

Program

Education

Focus Area

Institutional Capacity Building for Student Success

Michigan College Access Network

Geography Served: Detroit, Michigan

Project:

This financial amendment enables the Detroit College Access Network (DCAN) to expand its partnership with GetSchooled to provide additional college advising support for current high school students whose pathways to college have been disrupted by COVID-19. The Michigan College Access Network serves as fiscal sponsor. View Website

Amount

$100,000

Year

2020

Location

Lansing, Michigan

Program

Education

Focus Area

Urban Pathways to College

Africa Grantmakers’ Affinity Group

This financial amendment will enable Kresge’s continued membership in the Africa Grantmakers’ Affinity Group and facilitate AGAG’s 20th Anniversary learning series, "Disrupting Silos, Connecting Conversations, Creating Impact." View Website

Amount

$40,000

Year

2020

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Education

Focus Area

Institutional Capacity Building for Student Success

Education Commission of the States

This financial amendment will enable Education Commission of the States to assist states with understanding how to enhance and apply policies and practices that help students transition successfully from high school into postsecondary education during the COVID-19 pandemic. View Website

Amount

$25,000

Year

2020

Location

Denver, Colorado

Program

Education

Focus Area

Institutional Capacity Building for Student Success

Tulane University

Geography Served: New Orleans, Louisiana

Project:

This financial amendment will enable Tulane University’s Cowen Institute to manage and analyze a nine-month pilot program to facilitate mental health resources for New Orleans college students. View Website

Amount

$55,000

Year

2020

Location

New Orleans, Louisiana

Program

Education

Focus Area

Urban Pathways to College

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

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

This financial amendment supports the Talent Hubs initiative, managed by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors in partnership with Lumina Foundation, in its efforts to strengthen city-based activities to re-engage adults with some college credit but no degree. View Website

Amount

$40,000

Year

2020

Location

New York, New York

Program

Education

Focus Area

Aligning and Strengthening Urban Higher Education Ecosystems

National College Attainment Network

This financial amendment will enable the National College Attainment Network to enhance its online learning platform, called Fundamentals for College Access and Success Providers, in response to a huge increase in demand during the COVID-19 pandemic. View Website

Amount

$75,000

Year

2020

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Education

Focus Area

Urban Pathways to College

Michigan College Access Network

This financial amendment funds the Michigan College Access Network’s COVID-19 Response Grants, which provide up to $10,000 each to schools, organizations and communities to mitigate COVID-19’s harmful impact on college access and success. View Website

Amount

$100,000

Year

2020

Location

Lansing, Michigan

Program

Education

Focus Area

Urban Pathways to College

Education Commission of the States

This financial amendment will enable Education Commission of the States to enhance and apply state policies and practices that help students transition successfully from high school into postsecondary education during the COVID-19 pandemic. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

Denver, Colorado

Program

Education

Focus Area

Institutional Capacity Building for Student Success

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