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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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Partnership for Southern Equity

This grant will support the Partnership for Southern Equity to mobilize communities in Southwest Atlanta and build partnerships to advocate for more equitable climate and health policies and practices. View Website

Amount

$600,000

Year

2021

Location

Atlanta, Georgia

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles

This grant will support Physicians for Social Responsibility Los Angeles and their partners as they mobilize communities to pursue equitable climate policies and investments by the City of Los Angeles. View Website

Amount

$600,000

Year

2021

Location

Los Angeles, California

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

Catalyst Miami

This grant will support Catalyst Miami to mobilize communities in Miami-Dade County to advocate for more equitable climate and health policies and practices. View Website

Amount

$600,000

Year

2021

Location

Miami

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

Coalition for Environment, Equity and Resilience

This grant will support the Coalition for Environment, Equity and Resilience as they mobilize communities in the City of Houston to influence the equitable implementation of the City of Houston’s Climate Action Plan (CAP). View Website

Amount

$600,000

Year

2021

Location

Houston, Texas

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

Institute for Sustainable Communities

This grant will renew support to the Institute for Sustainable Communities as the national program office for the Climate Change, Health & Equity initiative. View Website

Amount

$800,000

Year

2021

Location

Montpelier, Vermont

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

Fairmount Indigo CDC Collaborative

This grant will support the Fairmont Indigo CDC Collaborative to mobilize communities in Boston to advocate for more equitable climate and health policies.

Amount

$600,000

Year

2021

Location

Boston, Massachusetts

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

Environmental Health Coalition

This grant will support the Environmental Health Coalition to mobilize communities in San Diego County to advocate for more equitable climate and health policies and practices. View Website

Amount

$600,000

Year

2021

Location

National City, Calif.

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

Bridging Communities Inc.

This grant provides project funding to Bridging Communities to improve the health and well-being of residents in Detroit’s District 6 through the Neighborhood Solutions for Health Equity initiative. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2021

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

Homewood Children’s Village

This grant will support Homewood Children’s Village and their partners as they mobilize communities to influence the scope and priorities of several local climate and health policy frameworks.

Amount

$600,000

Year

2021

Location

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

Green 2.0: Green Diversity Initiative

This grant will support Green 2.0’s efforts to hone and publicize data on the demographics of environmental staff and boards, driving a national conversation about diversity in the green movement while strengthening incentives to improve it. View Website

Amount

$300,000

Year

2021

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

Urban Sustainability Directors Network

This grant will support urban sustainability directors in advancing comprehensive and equitable climate resilience agendas. View Website

Amount

$750,000

Year

2021

Location

Port Washington, Wisconsin

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

Green 2.0: Green Diversity Initiative

This grant provides general operating support to the Green Diversity Initiative, informally known as Green 2.0, to improve the recruitment, retention and promotion of diverse professionals in environmental organizations and foundations, especially at the board and senior staff levels. View Website

Amount

$300,000

Year

2021

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Strengthening the Evidence Base and Developing Tools

Environmental Grantmakers Association

This grant will renew Kresge’s membership in the Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA) to advance diversity, racial equity and inclusion within environmental philanthropy, and provide organizational development support. View Website

Amount

$152,306

Year

2021

Location

New York, New York

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

Urban Sustainability Directors Network

This grant will provide general operating support for the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN), the primary network through which local government sustainability practitioners access resources and collaborate to advance their work. View Website

Amount

$750,000

Year

2021

Location

Port Washington, Wisconsin

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

West Harlem Environmental Action Inc.

This grant provides general operating support to West Harlem Environmental Action, Inc. (WE ACT), a 33-year-old environmental justice and advocacy organization whose mission is to build healthy communities by ensuring that people of color and low-income residents participate meaningfully in the creation of sound and fair environmental health and protection policies and practices. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2021

Location

New York, New York

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

Grants Awarded

This grant will renew support to Metropolitan Group to provide strategic communications support for Kresge’s Climate Change, Health & Equity (CCHE) initiative.

Amount

$150,000

Year

2021

Location

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability

This grant will support the Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability as they mobilize communities in Fresno, CA to advocate for more equitable climate and health policies. View Website

Amount

$600,000

Year

2021

Location

Fresno, California

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

UPROSE Inc.

This grant will help support UPROSE as they mobilize communities to advocate for more equitable climate-resilience policies and investments to improve community health and well-being in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. View Website

Amount

$600,000

Year

2021

Location

Brooklyn, New York

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

Coalition of Communities of Color

This grant will support the Coalition of Communities of Color as they mobilize communities in Portland and other parts or Oregon to advocate for more equitable climate and health policies and practices. View Website

Amount

600,000

Year

2021

Location

Portland, Oregon

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

West Harlem Environmental Action Inc.

This grant will support West Harlem Environmental Action, Inc. to implement a community-driven plan to address the health hazards of extreme heat for low-income, communities of color in northern Manhattan and throughout New York City. View Website

Amount

$600,000

Year

2021

Location

New York, New York

Program

Environment

Focus Area

Building Capacity and Commitment

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