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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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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

Education Writers Association

This grant supports efforts to improve the media coverage of postsecondary education issues affecting low-income students and students of color during these turbulent times. View Website

Amount

$95,000

Year

2020

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Education

Focus Area

CCF Community Initiatives Fund

Geography Served: Los Angeles, California

Project:

This grant contributes to a pooled fund focused on pandemic response and recovery for Los Angeles postsecondary students and institutions. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

Los Angeles, California

Program

Education

Focus Area

Aligning and Strengthening Urban Higher Education Ecosystems

MetaPro Inc.

Geography Served: New Orleans, Louisiana

Project:

This grant supports efforts to provide mental health support services to New Orleans college students through a digital application. View Website

Amount

$60,000

Year

2020

Location

Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Program

Education

Focus Area

Aligning and Strengthening Urban Higher Education Ecosystems

La Piana Consulting

This grant supports efforts to foster new collaborations and strategic restructuring efforts among grantees. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

Moorpark, Calif.

Program

Education

Focus Area

Education Strategy Group

This grant supports efforts to develop a comprehensive playbook for higher education institutions to support adult students’ college completion and career success. View Website

Amount

$125,000

Year

2020

Location

Chevy Chase, Maryland

Program

Education

Focus Area

Institutional Capacity Building for Student Success

InsideTrack

Geography Served: California

Project:

This grant expands re-enrollment supports for former college students from low-income households in California. View Website

Amount

$135,000

Year

2020

Location

Portland, Oregon

Program

Education

Focus Area

Urban Pathways to College

Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Inc.

This grant supports Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s execution of an online degree completion pilot at Delaware State University. View Website

Amount

$175,000

Year

2020

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Education

Focus Area

Institutional Capacity Building for Student Success

American Indian College Fund

This grant supports the American Indian College Fund’s Emergency Grant Aid Program which provides emergency financial aid to Tribal College students facing basic needs deficiencies exacerbated by campus closures and other COVID-19 disruptions. View Website

Amount

$125,000

Year

2020

Location

Denver, Colorado

Program

Education

Focus Area

Institutional Capacity Building for Student Success

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