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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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SeaChange Capital Parnters, Inc.

This grant will enable SeaChange, which provides grants, loans, consulting and research for nonprofits facing complex financial and organizational challenges, to pilot the Transformational Partnerships Fund (TPF), a $2.5m pooled fund providing postsecondary leaders flexible support to explore and form long-term strategic partnerships or mergers. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2021

Location

New York, New York

Program

Education

Focus Area

Institutional Capacity Building for Student Success

Global Impact Investing Network

The New Capitalism Project will provide alignment among organizations, within and outside of impact investing, working to shift the economic system and recalibrate capitalism to meet the needs of modern society. View Website

Amount

$95,000

Year

2021

Location

New York, New York

Program

Social Investment Practice

Focus Area

APIA Scholars

This grant will enable Asian & Pacific Islander American (APIA) Scholars’ growth as a thought leader and national advocate for Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) college students by funding two distinct but interrelated projects: 1) implementation of student success strategies at partnering colleges; and 2) exploration of mental health supports through a digital app. View Website

Amount

$250,000

Year

2021

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Education

Focus Area

Institutional Capacity Building for Student Success

San Diego State University’s Center for Equity and Postsecondary Attainment (CEPA)

This grant will enable San Diego State University’s Center for Equity and Postsecondary Attainment (CEPA) to address the COVID-19 pandemic’s deleterious impact on college enrollment and persistence, especially among low-income and students of color. View Website

Amount

$250,000

Year

2021

Location

San Diego, CA

Program

Education

Focus Area

Urban Pathways to College

Intercultural Development Research Association

This grant will enable the Intercultural Research Development Association (IDRA), a Texas-based research and advocacy organization, to strengthen its Education Policy Fellows program by expanding its programmatic partnerships, refining its curriculum, and broadening its communication efforts. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2021

Location

San Antonio, Texas

Program

Education

Focus Area

Institutional Capacity Building for Student Success

National College Attainment Network

This grant will enable the National College Attainment Network (NCAN) to address COVID-19’s unprecedented negative impact on college enrollment, especially among low-income and students of color. View Website

Amount

$2.4 million

Year

2021

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Education

Focus Area

Urban Pathways to College

Bottom Line

This grant will enable Bottom Line to pilot a fee-for-service strategy that leverages its evidence-based model and tools to train thousands of advisors to improve the quality of their advising.  Bottom Line is a national direct service college access and success provider. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2021

Location

Boston, MA

Program

Education

Focus Area

Urban Pathways to College

Third Sector Capital Partners Inc.

This grant will support the partnership with Third Sector Capital Partners to strengthen its internal capacity to further integrate a focus on racial equity internally and throughout its network of public and community-based organizations focused on outcomes that advance social and economic mobility through a two-generation approach. View Website

Amount

$500,000

Year

2021

Location

Boston, Massachusetts

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County

The purpose of this grant is to provide continued support to the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County to implement the Lifesight Positive Credit Reporting Platform, a positive credit reporting platform focused on reporting positive payment activity. View Website

Amount

$400,000

Year

2021

Location

Kensington, Maryland

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

American Public Health Association Inc.

This grant will support the Center for Climate, Health and Equity at the American Public Health Association as it continues to push the public health field to more explicitly address climate change and engage in cross-disciplinary partnerships to build climate resilience in communities. View Website

Amount

$500,000.00

Year

2021

Location

Washington, D.C.

Program

Health

Focus Area

Community-Driven Solutions

University of Minnesota

This grant will support continued partnership with the Future Services Institute at the University Minnesota to support public and private human service practitioners through targeted technical assistance and events advancing social and economic mobility through two generation and racial equity approaches. View Website

Amount

$400,000

Year

2021

Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Social Finance Inc.

This planning grant will support Social Finance, Inc. in its partnership to support the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to create an outcomes orientation learning and action community for Community Action Agencies in Michigan to advance social and economic mobility. View Website

Amount

$150,000

Year

2021

Location

Boston, Massachusetts

Program

Human Services

Focus Area

Developing Supportive, Aligned Public Policy

Council of Michigan Foundations Inc.

This grant will provide project support to the Council on Michigan Foundations (CMF) to hire and house a Collaborative Manager for the Southeast Michigan Early Childhood Funders Collaborative (ECFC). View Website

Amount

$40,000

Year

2020

Location

Grand Haven, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Early Childhood / Hope Starts Here

CultureSource

This grant seeks to provide general operating support for CultureSource as the key intermediary resourcing both artists and arts and culture organizations in metropolitan Detroit. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Arts and Culture Ecosystem

Data Driven Detroit

This grant provides funding to Data Driven Detroit (D3) for the continued development of the Housing Information Portal to serve the Detroit community development sector and for an organizational transition process to address financial instability that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 outbreak. View Website

Amount

$150,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Detroit Educational Television Foundation

This grant will provide project support for Detroit Public Television (DPTV) to co-lead the launch of the Detroit Early Childhood Educator Fellowship, a Hope Starts Here initiative designed to support the professional development of early childhood practitioners in Detroit. View Website

Amount

$85,000

Year

2020

Location

Wixom, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Early Childhood / Hope Starts Here

Detroit Employment Solutions Corp.

This grant provides project support to Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation for the City of Detroit's efforts to increase participation in the 2020 Census. View Website

Amount

$200,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Detroit Historical Society

This grant seeks to support the sustainability and growth of the Detroit Historical Society (DHS), the city’s foremost history-preserving institution. View Website

Amount

$150,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Arts and Culture Ecosystem

Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice

This grant provides project support to Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice (DWEJ) for continued community engagement as the City of Detroit Office of Sustainability begins implementation of its recently released Sustainability Action Agenda. View Website

Amount

$75,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

Equitable Community Development

Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program

This grant provides project support to Detroit’s Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program (DBG) to retrofit parts of its youth facility to address health and safety requirements resulting from COVID-19. View Website

Amount

$10,000

Year

2020

Location

Detroit, Michigan

Program

Detroit

Focus Area

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