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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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Beacon Center of Tennessee

The purpose of this cross-team grant with the American Cities Program is to support The Beacon Center of Tennessee in its goal to create local and state systems-enabling conditions to advance social and economic mobility for Tennesseans. View Website

Amount

$75,000

Year

2020

Location

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Building a More Robust Human Services Field

New Venture Fund

This cross-team grant between Human Services and Communications is to partner with the New Venture Fund's Spotlight on Poverty Project to support the ongoing development of the human services narrative playbook. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Building a More Robust Human Services Field

The Aspen Institute, Inc.

This grant supports the racial equity centered two-generation (2Gen) work of the Ascend program at The Aspen Institute. View Website

Amount

$357,500

Year

2020

Location

Washington, DC

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Building a More Robust Human Services Field

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

Center for the Support of Families

The purpose of this grant is to support the Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services with integrating a family-centered approach into its child support program throughout the state, with a particular emphasis on New Orleans. View Website

Amount

$150,000

Year

2020

Location

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Developing Supportive, Aligned Public Policy

R. Adams & Associates

The purpose of this grant is to support R. Adams and Associates in its effort to support Wayne County Health and Human Services in creating a place-based opportunity ecosystem.

Amount

$20,000

Year

2020

Location

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Building a More Robust Human Services Field

Protagonist

The grant will support Protagonist in the next phase of its narrative analytics efforts to advance the intentional field-building efforts of the human services grantee partners focused on shifting mindsets to advance accurate narratives. View Website

Amount

$615,000

Year

2020

Location

San Francisco, CA

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Building a More Robust Human Services Field

Archer aDroit

This grant will support Archer aDroit in a partnership with the Human Services Program to perform a landscape analysis to better understand the implications of the relationship between human services, policing, and community when supporting place-based opportunity ecosystems. View Website

Amount

$150,000

Year

2020

Location

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Building a More Robust Human Services Field

One Fair Wage

This grant will strengthen One Fair Wage’s efforts to advance full minimum wage policies for all workers as the first step to advance social and economic mobility. View Website

Amount

Year

2020

Location

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Developing Supportive, Aligned Public Policy

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

PolicyLink

This grant will support the second phase of planning for PolicyLink in the partnership with Human Services Program and Leadership for a Networked World to co-lead the design of a Winning on Equity Initiative to support the Human Services Field to advance social and economic mobility. View Website

Amount

$180,000

Year

2020

Location

Oakland, California

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Building a More Robust Human Services Field

American Public Human Services Association

The purpose of this grant is to support APHSA’s ongoing efforts to drive person-centered systems change to advance Social and Economic Mobility and Racial Equity through human-centered, place-based opportunity ecosystems. View Website

Amount

$800,000

Year

2020

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Developing Supportive, Aligned Public Policy

Economic Opportunity Funders

This grant will provide operational support for the Economic Opportunity Funders (EOF), formerly Grantmakers Income Security Taskforce, to connect and align funders through events and joint learning opportunities to strengthen social and economic mobility outcomes for families. View Website

Amount

$50,000

Year

2020

Location

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Developing Supportive, Aligned Public Policy

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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

Latino Memphis

This grant will support Latino Memphis’ core operations and the LISTOS! project focused on supporting the capacity of Memphis community based organizations in their efforts to effectively serve the Latino community. View Website

Amount

$350,000

Year

2020

Location

Memphis, Tennessee

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Developing Supportive, Aligned Public Policy

Leadership for a Networked World

This grant to Leadership for a Networked World will support the partnership with the Kresge Human Services Program, PolicyLink, and Leadership for a Networked World to co-lead an initial effort to assess the implications of COVID-19 on current public policy and identify new opportunities for equitable policy solutions. View Website

Amount

$150,000

Year

2020

Location

Boston, MA

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Leadership for a Networked World

This grant will support the second phase of planning for PolicyLink in the partnership with Human Services Program and Leadership for a Networked World to co-lead the design of a Winning on Equity Initiative to support the human services field to advance social and economic mobility. View Website

Amount

$150,000

Year

2020

Location

Boston, MA

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Knowledge Quest

This financial amendment will help Knowledge Quest, a Memphis NextGen cohort member, maintain delivery of services and support their participants by facilitating their ability to move to a virtual platform in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. View Website

Amount

$100,000

Year

2020

Location

Memphis, Tennessee

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

LIFT

This financial amendment will help LIFT, a NextGen cohort I member, leverage its efforts to continue providing services and supports virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic. View Website

Amount

$130,000

Year

2020

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

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