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 national organization seeks to build an inclusive green economy while reducing environmental harm and increasing large-scale employment opportunities for disadvantaged communities.
The organization provides minority and low-income Los Angeles high school students with the information and assistance they need to apply for college financial aid.
Housed at the university’s Keck School of Medicine, the Southern California Environmental Health Sciences Center spearheads research on traffic-related health impacts.
The multiservice organization provides housing, employment and education programs for youth exiting foster care to help them build the skills to make a successful transition to self-sufficiency and
The national research and action institute focuses on advancing economic and social equity.
The national intermediary engages traditionally marginalized populations and their leaders in building an ecosystem of grassroots organizations that share values, respond to community needs, advanc
The agency oversees the planning, coordination and financing of transportation in the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area.
The independent organization is dedicated to promoting health, well-being and quality of life for people in California and the nation. This grant funds the launch of the U.S.
The organization’s efforts to promote social-service innovation include the City Project, which uses land-use planning strategies, policy and legal research and community organizing to addres
The public research university is dedicated to the creation, dissemination, preservation and application of knowledge for the betterment of the global society.
The foundation drives transformative change in Los Angeles through its intermediary work as a champion of charitable giving, a steward of donor funds and as a thought leader, convener and grantmake
From 2006 to 2010 the institute, known as Inyathelo, managed the original $10.5 million Kresge Special Initiative in South Africa, which focused on building private advancement capacity at five lar
From 2006 to 2010 the South African Institute for Advancement, known as Inyathelo, managed the original $10.5 million Kresge Special Initiative in South Africa, which focused on building private ad
The organization’s innovative approach leverages the resourcefulness, drive and self-determination of families as they work together for more prosperous lives.
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