Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

Remarks delivered by Kresge Vice President Ari Simon at the celebration of the conclusion of Round 1 of the Working...

Published Delivered:
September 14, 2018
TROY, Mich. – The Kresge Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation received 141 responses from fund managers from across the nation who are creating Opportunity Zones (OZ) funds and attempting to raise billions in new capital to spur a range of community development investments via this new tax...

Remarks delivered by Kresge President Rip Rapson at the Marygrove Partnership public announcement. 

Published Delivered:
September 13, 2018
Organizations gathered at the Marygrove College campus today to announce a new cradle-to-career educational partnership including a state-of-the-art early childhood education center, a new K-12 school and the introduction of an innovative teacher education training modeled after hospital residency...
September 12, 2018
The Kresge Foundation’s Environment Program recently launched a capacity-building program providing high-quality racial and equity training to individuals from almost 50 grantee organizations. The program is intended to help participants advance their understanding of racial equity and deepen...

Grantee Location

Grantee Location:
New Orleans, LA



The mission of Tulane University is to create, communicate and conserve knowledge in order to enrich the capacity of individuals, organizations and communities to think, to learn and to act and lea

Area served

Area served:
New Orleans
August 29, 2018
The Kresge Foundation's Education Program made a $260,000 grant this year to the newly established National Student Legal Defense Network . As the national news cycle in recent weeks has featured numerous reports related to federal rollbacks of regulations aimed at protecting students, we checked...