Expanding opportunities in America’s cities
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Wendell Harrison, the 2018 Kresge Eminent Artist, has made his mark in Detroit as a musician, educator, and cultural activist...

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2018
April 25, 2018
To better understand what makes places inclusive, the Urban Institute conducted the first-of-its kind empirical analysis on the relationship among economic, racial, and overall inclusion in 274 of the largest U.S. cities, new research supported by Kresge’s American Cities Practice . Through...
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April 26, 2018
The Kresge Foundation and Wayne State University officials today announced a $2 million student-managed investment fund that complements a course designed to teach students the essentials of portfolio management and stock evaluation and selection. The fund is a carve-out of the foundation’s $3.8...

Grantee Location

Grantee Location:
Detroit, Michigan
$180,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2017

The community development organization works to revitalize the 48214 ZIP code on Detroit’s near eastside, providing housing redevelopment, blight remediation, economic development and programming i

Project:
Community Development Organization Operating Support initiative

Area served

Area served:
Detroit, Michigan

Grantee Location

Grantee Location:
Detroit
$180,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2017

The nonprofit community development coalition was founded by 14 churches in Detroit working to improve the quality of life along the Gratiot Avenue corridor.

Project:
Community Development Organization Operating Support initiative

Area served

Area served:
Detroit, Michigan