Expanding opportunities in America’s cities
June 13, 2018
South Africa's Minister of Higher Education and Training Naledi Pandor spoke at the Siyaphumelela Conference this week, imploring the country's university leaders to increase efforts to improve student success as a national imperative. Pandor is the nation's highest government official overseeing...
June 13, 2018
The Kresge Foundation annually awards roughly $500,000 to 21 metro Detroit artists: $50,000 to an Eminent Artist, $25,000 to 18 Artist Fellows and $5,000 to 2 Gilda Awardees, totaling more than $4.5 million into the arts community to date. The foundation also funds the administration of the program...
June 11, 2018
The Kresge Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation today announced a request for letters of inquiry (LOIs) for fund managers establishing new Opportunity Funds. Through the federal Investing in Opportunity Act (IIOA) – part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 – investors can receive capital...

The Kresge Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation have partnered to request letters of inquiry from prospective fund managers around investments and investment strategies that...

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June 7, 2018
Jill Ker Conway, former president of Smith College and a trustee of the Kresge Foundation from September 1988 to June 2001, died this week at the age of 83. Conway, a native of Australia who moved to the United States in 1960, wrote three acclaimed memoirs, among other books, and championed...
June 7, 2018
kresge-foundation-trustee-john-fry.png We at The Kresge Foundation are proud to announce John Fry as the newest addition to our Board of Trustees. As with each trustee we select, we look to John for unique skills that complement our other board members charged with guiding our 94-year-old...
May 29, 2018
Sites around city for Kresge Innovative Projects: Detroit 2018 grants The Kresge Foundation today announced $1.5 million in grants for 18 new projects and planning efforts to revitalize neighborhoods across Detroit. The grants are the first to be awarded in the $6 million, three-year relaunch of Kresge Innovative Projects:...

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Grantee Location:
Portland, Oregon



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