Expanding opportunities in America’s cities
January 15, 2015
The Atlantic Philanthropies and Kresge announced today a joint investment of $500,000 (R5,726,100) to establish The Brian O’Connell Visiting African Scholar Fund. The fund will bring visiting scholars and scientists of African descent to the University of the Western Cape in South Africa. UWC is...
December 15, 2014
Early next year Kresge’s Arts & Culture Program expects to revise its grant opportunity for organizations integrating arts and culture into specific community revitalization work. The Arts & Culture Program’s grantmaking and investing centers on advancing the body of knowledge around...
December 10, 2014
The Kresge Foundation has committed $20 million over five years to help ensure Detroit’s youngest children have access to high-quality early childhood education and are well prepared for school. Today’s commitment is part of Invest in US, a national effort announced today by President Barack Obama...
December 4, 2014
A new book from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the Urban Institute outlines opportunities and challenges for using data to reduce poverty, improve health, expand access to quality education and build stronger communities. Titled “What Counts: Harnessing Data for America’s Communities...
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A summary of the Human Services Program, its premise, approach, and three focus areas: Advancing innovative, multi-sectoral policy solutions in...

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November 24, 2014
Kresge’s Detroit Program has updated the Frequently Asked Questions document for the Kresge Innovative Projects: Detroit grant opportunity. The update is based on questions raised during a Nov. 17 question-and-answer session. Members of the Detroit Program team and Detroit Future City fielded...
November 20, 2014
Community-based nonprofits in 10 states will get help with climate-resilience planning, policy development and implementation efforts to advance the priorities and needs of low-income people. Seventeen nonprofits will receive grants through The Kresge Foundation’s Climate Resilience and Urban...
November 12, 2014
Hospitals, public health and nonprofit and community organizations are invited to take part in a national competitive award program aimed at improving community health and promoting health equity. The BUILD Health Challenge will support communities that are collaboratively working to improve health...
November 6, 2014
The Kresge Foundation has awarded $2.9 million to four South African universities and an education institute to improve student success through improved data analysis. The four-year grants in the Siyaphumelela (We Succeed) initiative were announced today by Rip Rapson, Kresge’s president and chief...
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