We are an institution that is deeply committed to sharing the lessons that result from our work with grantees and partners through storytelling, research and convenings.
Our programs seek to expand opportunity for low-income people so they can gain the tools and supports needed to lead self-determined lives and join the economic mainstream.
We deploy an array of grantmaking and social investing tools – usually in partnership with nonprofit, public, private and philanthropic organizations – to address society’s most intractable problems.
We are a private, national foundation that works to expand opportunities in America’s cities through grantmaking and social investing in arts and culture, education, environment, health, human services and community development in Detroit.
A database of grants awarded since 2009, updated quarterly.
The Democracy Collaborative works to carry out a vision of a new economic system where shared ownership and control creates more equitable and inclusive outcomes, fosters ecological sustainability,
Michigan Community Resources was chosen as a partner in the Kresge Innovative Projects: Detroit due to the organizations knowledge, experience, capabilities, and relationships with many KIP:D grant
The land bank promotes neighborhood stabilization and economic growth through the acquisition, management and disposition of tax-delinquent properties that have reverted to city ownership.
The Empowerment Plan is a Detroit-based nonprofit organization focused on permanently elevating families from the generational cycle of homelessness.
Serving Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties, the organization is committed to bringing together partners across all sectors to address community concerns and to create sustainable community change.
Wayne State is a comprehensive university offering more than 350 academic and community programs.
The community-development organization delivers comprehensive programs and services to youth and adults in Southwest Detroit, and leads the Consortium of Hispanic Agencies, a collaborative of six s
Located in Detroit’s Midtown, Wayne State is a comprehensive university offering more than 350 academic and community programs. This grant supports Wayne State University to conduct a feasibil
Develop Detroit builds vibrant, resilient communities and expands opportunities for all residents to succeed.
Nortown acts as a community-controlled collaborative to develop and foster safe and affordable housing, business retention and attraction, educational improvement and job opportunities.
The family-counseling agency works to strengthen and enhance the lives of children, youth and families through partnerships that support safe, nurturing, vibrant homes and communities.
The independent liberal arts college in the Livernois-McNichols area of Northwest Detroit offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
The Detroit Repertory Theatre is the oldest alternative professional theatre in Michigan. This three-year grant is part of the Detroit Program’s Kresge Arts Support initiative, which provides
Working with 400 community partners, the organization has recruited more than 3,000 volunteers and engaged them in hundreds of community-service programs benefiting youth, families and neighborhood
Write A House has worked to grow a thriving community of writers in Detroit by renovating dilapidated housing to create writer’s residencies.
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