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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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The Urban Institute

This grant will support a set of virtual convenings in September 2020 to create a policy agenda to support public housing authorities in recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, as well as to support long-term preservation and revitalization of the public housing stock. The Urban Institute is a nonprofit research organizations that opens minds, shapes decisions, and offers solutions through economic and social policy research. View Website

Amount

$60,000

Year

2020

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Health

Focus Area

Tides Center

This grant supports the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans, the convening body of the AAPI COVID-19 taskforce, a coalition of more than 35 national AAPI organizations coordinating a unified response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its sociopolitical ramifications in AAPI communities.  View Website

Amount

$150,000

Year

2020

Location

San Francisco, California

Program

Health

Focus Area

Asian Economic Development Association

This grant amendment will allow AEDA, a FreshLo grantee, and their partnering organization UFGA to support staffing and operations to continue addressing the emergency needs of the Asian community in response to COVID-19. Direct support includes emergency relief information in Asian languages, food distribution and more.   View Website

Amount

$20,000

Year

2020

Location

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Program

Arts & Culture, Health

Focus Area

Athens Land Trust

This grant amendment will assist with updated technology and equipment needs to support Athens Land Trust, a FreshLo grantee, in operating a socially distanced market and providing emergency food for the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. View Website

Amount

$20,000

Year

2020

Location

Athens, Georgia

Program

Arts & Culture, Health

Focus Area

Center for Great Neighborhoods of Covington

This grant amendment will allow CGN, a FreshLo grantee, to support staffing and operations while working to connect their small businesses with local and federal emergency funds during the COVID-19 pandemic. View Website

Amount

$7,500

Year

2020

Location

Covington, Ky.

Program

Arts & Culture, Health

Focus Area

Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability

This grant amendment will extend the planning grant period for Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability by six months and provide additional funds to complete the planning phase of their work though Kresge’s Climate Change, Health and Equity (CCHE) initiative. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

Fresno, California

Program

Environment, Health

Focus Area

Partners for a Healthier Community

This grant amendment will extend the planning grant period for Partners for a Healthier Community by six months and provide additional funds to complete the planning phase of their work though Kresge’s Climate Change, Health and Equity (CCHE) initiative. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

Springfield, Massachusetts

Program

Environment, Health

Focus Area

Partnership for Southern Equity

This grant amendment will extend the planning grant period for Partnership for Southern Equity by six months and provide additional funds to complete the planning phase of their work though Kresge’s Climate Change, Health and Equity (CCHE) initiative. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

Atlanta, Georgia

Program

Environment, Health

Focus Area

Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles

This grant amendment will extend the planning grant period for Physicians for Social Responsibility Los Angeles by six months and provide additional funds to complete the planning phase of their work though Kresge’s Climate Change, Health and Equity (CCHE) initiative. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

Los Angeles, California

Program

Environment, Health

Focus Area

UPROSE Inc.

This financial amendment will extend the planning grant period for UPROSE, Inc. by six months and provide additional funds to complete the planning phase of their work though Kresge’s Climate Change, Health and Equity (CCHE) initiative. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

Brooklyn, New York

Program

Environment, Health

Focus Area

West Harlem Environmental Action Inc.

This grant amendment will extend the planning grant period for West Harlem Environmental Action, Inc. by six months and provide additional funds to complete the planning phase of their work though Kresge’s Climate Change, Health and Equity (CCHE) initiative. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

New York, New York

Program

Environment, Health

Focus Area

Fairmount Indigo CDC Collaborative

This financial amendment will allow the Fairmount Indigo CDC Collaborative to shift approaches in response to COVID-19 by extending the planning grant period by six months and providing additional funds to complete the planning phase of its work though Kresge’s Climate Change, Health and Equity initiative.

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

Boston, Massachusetts

Program

Environment, Health

Focus Area

Got Green

This financial amendment will allow Got Green to shift approaches in response to COVID-19 by extending the planning grant period by six months and providing additional funds to complete the planning phase of its work though Kresge’s Climate Change, Health and Equity initiative. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

Seattle, Washington

Program

Environment, Health

Focus Area

Go! Austin/Vamos! Austin

This financial amendment will allow Go Austin/Vamos Austin to shift approaches in response to COVID-19 by extending the planning grant period by six months and providing additional funds to complete the planning phase of its work though Kresge’s Climate Change, Health and Equity initiative. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

Austin, Texas

Program

Environment, Health

Focus Area

Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this financial amendment will allow CUPH to 1) conduct outreach to Spanish and French speaking families, by expanding staff and community volunteer support, and translating health educational materials that are language appropriate and specific; 2) insuring that department staff have access to the appropriate personal protection equipment and supplies; and 3) to enhance the department’s capacity to provide in-home testing and contact tracing for migrant, immigrant and refugee families who are avoiding centralized services due to fears related to their legal status. View Website

Amount

$25,000

Year

2020

Location

Champaign, Illinois

Program

Health

Focus Area

Dream of Wild Health

This financial amendment will allow Dream of Wild Health to adapt their operations to enable them to continue producing and distributing healthy food to the Native American community in Minneapolis. View Website

Amount

$10,000

Year

2020

Location

Minneapolis, MN

Program

Arts & Culture, Health

Focus Area

Boston Public Health Commisssion

This financial amendment will support Federally Qualified Health Centers with the supplies needed to support site engagement in COVID-19 testing activities, to obtainpersonal protection equipment, and to obtain the materials needed to promote and activate the testing sites. View Website

Amount

$25,000

Year

2020

Location

Boston, MA

Program

Health

Focus Area

La Mujer Obrera

This financial amendment will support staffing, operations and direct people support for La Mujer Obrera in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. View Website

Amount

$20,000

Year

2020

Location

El Paso, Texas

Program

Arts & Culture, Health

Focus Area

New Venture Fund

Amount

$250,000

Year

2020

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Health

Focus Area

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders

This grant amendment will  help support a new full-time communications director position that will allow Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders to accelerate its ability to apply an equity lens to its policy work. The need for a communications director and advancing equitable policy has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

Santa Barbara, Calif.

Program

Health

Focus Area

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