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American Citizens for Justice G-2201-291660

This grant provides support for the 40th Rededication and Remembrance for Vincent Chin — a four-day commemoration to honor Chin’s legacy, highlight the Asian American civil rights movement, and spark renewed dialogue around solidarity organizing in Detroit and across the country. Among other things, the commemoration will include a relaunch…

Detroit Champions for HOPE G-2201-291657

This joint grant between the Detroit and Human Services teams provides project support to Detroit Champions of Hope to continue serving as the lead agency in implementing the parent and family engagement and advocacy strategy of the Hope Starts Here framework.

Increasing the Enrollment, Retention, and Success of Men of Color in Community Colleges

November 9, 2022

Over the last decade, two-year institutions have seen a steep decline in student enrollment rates, which has been exacerbated due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The decline in enrollment is especially significant among men of color. In response to the issues that complicate the enrollment, retention, and success of men of…

Report cover for Increasing the enrollment, retention, and success of men of color in community colleges: A framework for policy and institutional responsibility

Project New Village using urban agriculture to promote neighborhood revitalization

November 7, 2022

“We are probably more of a food swamp than a food desert,” says Diane Moss, when describing her community in southeastern San Diego, where most residents are people of color and earn significantly less than San Diego County’s stunningly high household median income of roughly $85,000 annually. “Yes, you can…

A crowd of people gather in front of a white food truck that says People's Produce on the side.

Hispanics in Philanthropy G-2110-291475

Part of the Kresge Leadership and Infrastructure Funding Team (LIFT)’s portfolio, Hispanics in Philanthropy’s – comprising fifty institutional members – seeks to develop a new generation of Latino leaders in the non-profit and philanthropic sectors and to diversify the field to better reflect America’s changing demographics.

CultureSource G-2112-291598

This grant seeks to provide funding to CultureSource for the three-year implementation of key programmatic functions of the Detroit Arts Support initiative (DAS).

Infrastructure Research Collaborative G-2202-291743

This grant will enable the Infrastructure Research Collaborative to disseminate the findings and recommendations of the Social Sector Infrastructure Mapping and Assessment Project, which will: 1) assess the value of the current social sector infrastructure and how it may need to evolve in light of external trends; 2) identify areas…

The Highland Project G-2110-291524

This cross-team grant among the Detroit, Arts & Culture and American Cities programs will help build and sustain a leadership pipeline of Black women by providing leadership training, capital investments, and network support to Black women leaders seeking to advance educational, economic and social equity in places such as Maryland,…

Marygrove Conservancy G-2201-291679

This Detroit-Arts team grant provides project support for the Marygrove Conservancy to: 1) Expand its community engagement capacity; 2) Expand neighborhood and corridor beautification efforts in partnership with the Live6 Alliance; 3) Continue legacy arts and cultural programming ; and 4) Launch the Center for Black Entrepreneurial Excellence.