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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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Detroit Champions for HOPE

This joint grant between the Detroit and Human Services teams provides project support to Detroit Champions of Hope to continue serving as the lead agency in implementing the parent and family engagement and advocacy strategy of the Hope Starts Here framework. View Website

Amount

$550,000

Year

2022

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit, Human Services

Focus Area

Early Childhood / Hope Starts Here

Trustees of Columbia University

This grant supports Columbia University Justice Lab's Square One Project, which brings together grassroots organizers, activists, policymakers, practitioners and others at a national level to develop and test a model for reckoning, including communicating across seemingly divergent viewpoints. View Website

Amount

$206,858

Year

2022

Location

New York, NY

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Next River

This grant will support the creation of the "Our Freedom Project," which will involve the Human Services team's grantee partners and communities in developing new vehicles by which to develop positive narratives related to family dignity, economic security, equity and mobility. The effort will include the creation of content to be incorporated into a limited-run podcast, creative products, children's books and a video series. View Website

Amount

$220,000

Year

2022

Location

New York, NY

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Methodist Children’s Home Society

This learning and exploratory grant provides support for the Methodist Children’s Home Society to explore ways to inform systems change by transforming a traditional residential service delivery foster care model and adopting a vision and pathway toward the well-being and economic mobility for children and families from one generation to the next. View Website

Amount

$150,000

Year

2022

Location

Redford, Michigan

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Project Evident

This grant will support the development and launch of the Center for Behavioral Design and Social Justice, a cross-disciplinary organization with expertise in expertise in evaluation, data and technology to do cutting edge research in behavioral science grounded in the voices of community residents and aimed at creating and implementing policies and programs that foster better outcomes for families and communities. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2022

Location

Boston, MA

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Southern California Grantmakers

This grant will support the guaranteed income pilot project of the Southern California Grantmakers/LA County - the nation's largest by size and length - with 1,000 people receiving $1,000 per month for three years. View Website

Amount

$750,000

Year

2022

Location

Los Angeles, CA

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Jeremiah Program

This grant will continue Kresge's support for Jeremiah Program’s efforts to partner with national policy organizations and call on their participants' voices and experiences in an effort to build and redistribute power in service of social and economic mobility for Black, Latina and Indigenous families. View Website

Amount

$250,000

Year

2022

Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Mosaic Changemakers

This grant provides support for the 20 members - 40% of whom are people of color who live and work in Memphis - of the 2022 fellowship program of Mosaic Changemakers, a leadership and network development program for BIPOC leaders in the South who are working to advance economic and racial justice. View Website

Amount

$300,000

Year

2022

Location

Nashville, Tennessee

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Ikaso Consulting

Through this grant, Ikaso Consulting will facilitate a series of peer learning roundtables for  selected United Way organizations to share practices and strategies to further realize 2Gen methodology and outcomes in the advancement of social and economic mobility. View Website

Amount

$390,000

Year

2022

Location

San Bruno, California

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

The Aspen Institute Inc.

This grant continues Kresge's support of Aspen's Ascend program, which pursues changes in practice and policy in ways that improve family well-being by working with children and parents together and increasing social and economic mobility across generations - a 2Gen approach. The grant will launch two new fellowship cohorts, provide ongoing technical assistance to 10 states, and support peer learning and sharing across the four existing Ascend national fellowship cohorts. View Website

Amount

$700,000

Year

2022

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Women’s Foundation of Colorado

This grant will provide continued support to the Women’s Foundation of Colorado (WFCO) to strengthen and enhance its programmatic and policy efforts to advance two-generation solutions for Colorado women and their families. Their efforts will seek to promote public policies that advance gender, racial and economic equity; convene community and amplify storytelling; and continue WFCO’s equity and inclusion work. View Website

Amount

$250,000

Year

2022

Location

Denver, CO

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Community Action Partnership

The purpose of this grant is to support the Community Action Partnership to continue to provide intensive support to six place-based teams of leaders, including residents served by Community Action Agencies. These teams will continue to participate in a national learning cohort and explore, co-create, and test new strategies for achieving systems level changes to barriers to opportunity - all based on the Human Services Value Curve, which seeks to ensure that agency leadership is strengthened, diversified, and equipped to accelerate change. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2022

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Asset Funders Network

The purpose of this grant is to provide support to the Asset Funders Network (AFN), a member-based philanthropic organization focused on wealth and asset building. This grant will support various activities focused on business ownership, employment and income, closing the wealth gap for women of color, and strategies and approaches to address systemic and structural barriers to building wealth. View Website

Amount

$250,000

Year

2022

Location

Chicago, Illinois

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Urban Strategies Inc.

The purpose of this grant is to support Urban Strategies Inc. (USI) to work with local communities to develop economic security policy changes that will incentivize investments in equitable wealth accumulation strategies. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2022

Location

St. Louis, Missouri

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Oklahoma Native Assets Coalition, Inc.

This grant will support the Oklahoma Native Assets Coalition, Inc (ONAC) to expand and strengthen its efforts to advance social and economic mobility for Native families through direct services, network building, and policy change. View Website

Amount

$150,000

Year

2022

Location

Oklahoma City, OK

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

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Nation Outside

The grant will support the Human Services and Detroit Programs' partnership with Nation Outside (NO) to implement a civic engagement, social cohesion, and power-building effort primarily with fathers of color in Detroit. Safe and Just Michigan is the fiscal sponsor for NO. View Website

Amount

$100,000

Year

2021

Location

Lansing, Michigan

Program

Detroit, Human Services

Focus Area

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital Of Chicago

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

The purpose of this grant is to provide support to the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, in partnership with Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine’s Center for Community Health, for the Helping Michigan Fathers and Families Thrive project. View Website

Amount

$100,000

Year

2021

Location

Chicago, Illinois

Program

Detroit, Health, Human Services

Focus Area

Family Independence Initiative

This cross-team grant with the Detroit Program will support the Family Independence Initiative in developing a plan for a Detroit-based guaranteed-income pilot project for Black and Brown business employees. Family Independence has refined a model of investing directly in families with low income to foster social and economic mobility. View Website

Amount

$100,000

Year

2021

Location

Oakland, California

Program

Detroit, Human Services

Focus Area

Hyphen

This grant supports Panorama Global to serve as the fiscal sponsor for Hyphen, a newly launched intermediary for high-impact public-philanthropic partnerships that address the most urgent issues facing our nation and advance long-term solutions to achieve equitable outcomes for all. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2021

Location

Program

Detroit, Health, Human Services

Focus Area

ISAIC The Industrial Sewing and Innovation Center

This grant will support the Industrial Sewing and Innovation Center (ISAIC) to expand its Midtown learning and advanced manufacturing institute and provide a pathway for Detroiters to economic stability and mobility through worker ownership. View Website

Amount

$106,000

Year

2021

Location

Program

Detroit, Human Services

Focus Area

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