Expanding opportunities in America’s cities
May 23, 2019
ELPH Cohort 3 May 2019 K Grattan It began with the telling of a famous folk tale about six blind men and an elephant and ended with shared learning on the successes and challenges of igniting transformation in local public health. For two days, nearly 40 leaders in the third cohort of...
May 16, 2019
Sitting for hours in waiting rooms for families with no place for young children to play. Listening to staff continually call out case numbers, not names. Telling and re-telling the same traumatic information to people in multiple departments, in multiple locations. At just 15 years old, this was...
Case Studies

In this short case study, learn how and why the Kresge Social Investment Practice made an investment in BlueHub Capital. This...

Published Published:
2019
Case Studies

In this short case study, learn how and why the Kresge Social Investment Practice made an investment in Inclusive Prosperity...

Published Published:
2019
May 7, 2019
Inclusive Prosperity Capital, Inc . (IPC), a mission-aligned specialty financing spin-out of the Connecticut Green Bank , announced today that The Kresge Foundation has provided a $10 million guarantee and multi-year operating grant to fund its startup operations and expansion outside Connecticut...
May 7, 2019
The Kresge Foundation has announced a $1.25 million funding opportunity to support non-profit, private and public sector organizations advancing the social and economic mobility of children and families in Memphis. nextgen-wordmark-final.png The Memphis Next Generation Initiative,...
May 7, 2019
The passing of Judge Damon Keith is a time for the nation and our region not only to mourn, but also to reflect. Our heartfelt and extended observances in Detroit are entirely in keeping for a man who, as one obituary summarized, was a “ fountainhead of regional rulings with national implications...
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May 2, 2019
Aligning systems and practices to deliver outcomes that families and communities want for themselves so they can climb the social and economic ladder and achieve their dreams. That’s why The Kresge Foundation’s National Human Services Program brought together a group of grantee partners and thought...
April 30, 2019
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Pictured left to right: Henry Ford College President Russell A. Kavalhuna, Oakland University President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson, Detroit Regional Chamber President and CEO Sandy K. Baruah, and Brandy Johnson, advisor, Postsecondary Education and Workforce Development, Executive Policy Office for Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. 

The Detroit Regional Chamber, in partnership with three Detroit-area higher education institutions – Henry Ford College, Oakland University and Wayne State University – announced a new debt forgiveness program for students who previously incurred debt at...