Expanding opportunities in America’s cities
August 2, 2018
Kamisha Williams wants more for her summer than the average part-time job. She wants real world experience and plans to get it through a short but intense internship with Kresge’s Finance and Information and Technology teams. Kamisha Williams, Finance and Information & Technology Intern, The Kresge Foundation “I asked my mentor to help me...
August 1, 2018
When Jalonne White-Newsome gives talks on climate change she often relates the story of how she became aware of its health impacts: Helping her grandparents deal with high-heat stress in Detroit during a sweltering summer On Monday, she spoke about climate-change fueled heat stress in a different...
August 1, 2018
Katie Byerly has been promoted to program officer for the health program, from health philanthropy fellow. As a program officer, she will be focusing on grantmaking across the health team’s strategy while supporting development and implementation of new initiatives that advance the equity-focused...
August 1, 2018
The deliberate infusion of arts and culture as an integral part of community development has gained significant inroads nationally, but can still feel like swimming upstream for community leaders and practitioners aiming to make it a commonplace practice according to “ Creative Placemaking and...
July 31, 2018
The application period ends soon for a $3 million grant opportunity for organizations providing a range of wraparound services – from healthy eating to arts and cultural programming – to early childhood centers across Detroit. This is part of The Kresge Foundation’s $25 million commitment to...