We support activities and investments for transformative changes that improve the conditions and prospects of Detroiters. We particularly seek to bolster – through project grants, operating support and social investing – a range of community development organizations that authentically engage community on neighborhood-level change, as well as the community development systems and intermediaries that support them.
As the largest philanthropic funder of neighborhood revitalization in the city, we’ve worked since 2007 to respond to the critical physical, social and economic challenges facing Detroit neighborhoods. Over the years, this has included such projects as Detroit Future City and the Woodward Corridor Initiative as well as community development intermediaries and financial institutions.
We do not accept unsolicited proposals. All grant opportunities are listed on the Current Funding Opportunities page.
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Specific eligibility guidelines are issued with each round of Kresge Innovative Projects: Detroit.