Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

Grantee Location

Grantee Location:
Washington, D.C.
$25,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2018

The educational and policy studies organization works to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues.

March 6, 2019
Kresge Foundation President and CEO Rip Rapson issued a statement in response to Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan's sixth State of the City address delivered March 4, 2019: Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan painted a bold vision for Detroit on Tuesday night in his State of the City address. He spoke of a city...
March 4, 2019
Education Program Officer Edward Smith announces the grant at MCAN’s annual conference.

Education Program Officer Edward Smith announces the grant at MCAN’s annual conference.

A $1.35 million Kresge Foundation grant to the Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) will support the organization’s efforts to help Michiganders pursue and succeed in postsecondary education. Edward Smith, program officer with Kresge’s Education Program...
Case Studies

Inclusiv, formally known as the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions, has worked to improve access to appropriate products...

Published Published:
2019
February 28, 2019
Improving the health and well-being of children and families by using whole family, two-generation approaches and taking steps to advance racial equity were among the topics that grantee partners in the Human Services Program’s Next Generation Initiative in Detroit and around the country discussed...
February 20, 2019
Kresge Trustee Paula Pretlow (left) presented the Leah Meyer Austin Award to officials from Amarillo College (pictured) and Columbus State Community College.

Kresge Trustee Paula Pretlow (left) presented the Leah Meyer Austin Award to officials from Amarillo College (pictured) and Columbus State Community College.

Amarillo College and Columbus State Community College were named the 2019 Leah Meyer Austin Award winners this week by longtime Kresge Foundation partner Achieving the Dream. The award honors two-year colleges that take a holistic approach to reducing...
February 13, 2019
Visitors and residents in downtown Detroit may have noticed a slight seismic rumbling on the evening of January 24, coinciding with the climax of the “Kresge Honors 2019” program at the Masonic Temple’s Jack White Theatre. Detroit Japanese drum ensemble Raion Taiko and vocalist Mike Ellison had a...