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Kresge commits additional $200,000 to support the SAVE on Student Debt Campaign

March 28, 2024

The U.S. Department of Education reports that 43.2 million borrowers had outstanding federal student loans as of the fourth quarter of 2023, representing $1.6 trillion in debt. The Kresge Foundation recently joined a coalition of partners to bolster a national campaign dedicated to helping borrowers save money on their student…

Three people from Civic Nation pose next to a screen with the words: SAVE Day of Action March 27, 2024

Funding for the future: Education Program priorities for 2024

March 28, 2024

In February, the entire Education Program joined practitioners, educators and other funders in Orlando, Florida, for Achieving The Dream’s (ATD) annual DREAM Conference. ATD’s annual signature event convenes thousands of practitioners from hundreds of community colleges to exchange evidence-based approaches to accelerating student success and equity. The Kresge Foundation has…

The Kresge Foundation Education 2024 Funding Priorities. 1. Implement HBCU Funding Strategy. 2. Launch Siyaphumelela 3.0 in South Africa. 3. Support equitable responses to the end of race-conscious admissions. 4. Support student voice through civic engagement and voter outreach.

Southeast Michigan Resilience Fund awards $1.5M in conservation grants

March 21, 2024

The Southeast Michigan Resilience Fund partners have announced $1.5 million in grant funding for five projects that will benefit communities and wildlife habitats in southeast Michigan. The grants were awarded by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and will leverage $900,000 in matching contributions to generate a total conservation…

Kresge Foundation name being used in scams; How to report fraudulent activity

March 18, 2024

Individuals have been fraudulently posing online, in emails, in text messages and on social media, as “representatives” of The Kresge Foundation. These individuals are using the foundation’s name without authorization and have contacted people to suggest that funds may be forthcoming if personal identification and financial information is provided. These…

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Jackson: Redevelopment without displacement? Here’s how it can happen.

March 12, 2024

“It seems like whenever development comes to your neighborhood, they develop the people right out of the neighborhood.” Those words from restaurateur Marvin Smith were heard across the country recently in a report aired on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered (ATC) program. Smith was speaking specifically about Cincinnati’s Over…

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