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Featured items: Celebrating Pride Month; artist relief funds providing support amid COVID-19 pandemic; FRESHLO report on the benefits of hyper-local investment; town hall discussion on COVID-19, racism & HBCUs; peer learnings series for Climate Change, Health & Equity grantees; Fulcrum Fellows.
Featured items: Juneteenth designated as official Kresge holiday; Supreme Court strikes down effort to dismantle DACA; webinar on COVID-19, climate change and communitites; The Merit Myth book; crisis-oriented communications webinar; $1.45 million in community and habitat resilience grants.
Featured items: $2.4 million in new COVID-related grants awarded; rethinking the health system to focus on population health; strategies for a robust medical response to climate change; report on how public sector and real estate industry can reduce building pollution; mental health awareness webinar.
Featured items: Commentary on the killing of George Floyd and racial justice; COVID-19 grants for 50 arts & culture groups; tribute to retiring Kresge Trustees Phillip L. Clay and Steven K. Hamp; artists spread public health messages through Fill the Walls with Hope project; Q&A on important role of HBCUs.
Featured items: Initiative to reimagine public spaces expands to five more cities; webinars address COVID-19 impact on higher education, climate change; the ins and outs of in-lieu fees for inclusionary zoning and affordable housing; two Kresge Artist Fellows added to Everybody VS COVID-19 Unity Festival.
Featured items: The Arts & Transportation Rapid Response initiative is accepting applications; new website launches to provide news for Detroiters, by Detroiters; Everybody VS COVID Unity Festival; low-cost alternatives for hard-to-find disinfectants; two new Kresge newsletters launching soon.
Featured items: $4.4 million in new COVID-related grants awarded; Detroit nonprofit leader shares COVID-19 challenges; Community Investment Guarantee Pool hits $38 million; reliable energy sources for vulnerable families; new economic inclusion initiative.
Featured items: COVID-19 and mission investing to be discussed at MIE 2020 national conference; CARES Act relief for students and loan borrowers; funds for childcare providers in Detroit serving essential workers; drone footage of Marygrove's Early Childhood Education Center; Kresge in the News.
Featured items: College Signing Day 2020 goes virtual; webinar on higher education during the COVID-19 pandemic; new research pape on remaking federalism amid COVID-19; national effort to highlight 'Why Public Health Matters'; Creative Placemaking e-book.
Featured items: Earth Day 2020 reflections by Environment Managing Director Lois DeBacker, Senior Program Officer Jalonne White-Newsome and Kresge staff; COVID-19 stimulus funding for nonprofits; cross-team grantmaking evaluation; Eminent Artist virtual film screening.
Featured items: Kresge awards $2.6 million in new grants in response to COVID-19 pandemic, starting with place-based grants in Detroit, Memphis and New Orleans; $1M in interest waived on active program-related investments; virtual Earth Day 2020 programs by our Environment Program partners; role of health care in multi-sector networks for population health.
Featured items: Salute to public health workers during National Public Health Week; remembrance of longtime Kresge board member Irene Hirano Inouye; virtual series on colleges and COVID-19; shows go on despite COVID-19; one-year anniversary of 25% by '25 initiative; Health Affairs covers health and human services integration.
Featured items: Nonprofit guide to the 2020 CARES Act loan programs; Census outreach amid COVID-19 pandemic; new book celebrating women of color launches wiht virtual event; higher education grantmaking and COVID-19; free climate resilence e-book.
Featured items: Kresge signs Council on Foundations' COVID-19 pledge; ELPH leaders on front lines battle coronavirus; state policies promote shared prosperity in cities; World Water Day commentary; Mission, Money & Markets blog post on banking law changes; Kresge opposes changes to 2015 fair housing rule.
Featured items: Grantee Perception Report and 10 resolutions to strengthen grantee relations; resources for reaching hard-to-count Census populations; new program aims to support the engagement of fathers and family prosperity; addressing adverse childhood experiences; 'Unlikely' now streaming.
Featured items: Census Counts campaign for fair and accurate count; Creating Healthy Communitieswebinar available on health risks of racism; new report on home rule reforms; a partner spotlight on the Asian Economic Development Association; International Women's Day.
Featured items: Black History Month partner spotlight: Inclusiv and African-American Credit Union Coalition; unique partnership seeks to create greener, healthier cities; Fostering Urban Equitable Leadership (FUEL) program case study; Kresge's Anna Cruz named a 2020 PLACES Fellow; Kresge grantee designer spotlighted for justice work.
Featured items: Black History Month partner spotlight: Motown Museum; inaugural peer-learning event of the Climate Change, Health & Equity convening; insights on the work of the Water Equity Task Force; essay on Opportunity Zone investments; Kresge in the news.
Featured items: Black History Month partner spotlight: A visit to the National Memorial for Peace and Justice; Climate Change, Health & Equity Initiative convening and opening remarks by President Rip Rapson; Urban America Forward report on advancing equity; e-learning philanthropy platform from Johnson Center; current job openings.
Featured items include: Partner spotlight honoring Black History Month; Environment Program hosts Racial Equity Learning Program convening; Mission, Money & Markets blog post on new approach to financing community energy resilience; Creating Healthy Communities webinar on racism; and Marygrove campus transformation cited as positive example of community engagement.
Featured items include: Community Investment Guarantee Pool introduced; new Eminent Artist named for 2020; New Orleans Next Gen funding opportunity announced; Kresge VP, CFO and chief administrative officer Amy Robinson delivers Walsh College commencement address; and private foundation excise tax change.
Featured items include: Place-based Practice leadership updates; Detroit Future City opens a center focused on economic equity; MLK Day lecture on climate change and racial equity; upcoming clean energy investment webinar; and Kresge in the field.
Featured items include: New BOOST (Boosting Opportunities for Social and Economic Mobility for Families) grants awarded; upcoming MLK Day lecture on climate change and racial equity; request for information issued by Human Services Program and Social Investment Practice; Fulcrum Fellowship applications now open.