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Kresge president discusses findings from Center for Effective Philanthropy’s grantee perception report

April 23, 2012

A recent Center for Effective Philanthropy report finds nonprofit organizations much more positive about The Kresge Foundation than a few years ago. The Center for Effective Philanthropy’s Grantee Perception Report ranked The Kresge Foundation higher in understanding of fields, communities, and organizations; clarity of written guidelines and program goals; and…

Supporting South African higher education through student access and success

April 17, 2012

Thank you, Shelagh, for that very kind introduction, and good evening to all of you. As always, we at Kresge cannot thank enough Shelagh Gastrow and all of her team at Inyathelo for all of their hard work putting this event together this evening, and for the years of extraordinary work they…

Climate Adaptation as an Evolutionary Process: A White Paper

April 6, 2012

A synthesis of information and ideas exchanged at a February, 2012, Kresge workshop focusing on different approaches to problems as well as other lessons in the field of climate-change adaptation. By Ron Brunner and John Nordgren

Community health centers: Leveraging the social determinants of health

March 27, 2012

A first-ever examination of community health centers’ role in addressing the social, economic, and physical conditions that contribute to poor health among the patients they serve. The work included the development of a database of 176 initiatives launched by 52 community health centers as well as 10 case studies. By…

Primary care 2025: A scenario exploration

February 7, 2012

A project developed by the Institute for Alternative Futures (IAF) with support from The Kresge Foundation to explore how Americans could select, pay for and receive primary care, and how patient-doctor relationships may change in the near future. The scenarios are meant to enable leaders in health care to make…

Detroit’s Poet Laureate Naomi Long Madgett named 2012 Kresge Eminent Artist

January 27, 2012

‘Godmother of African-American poetry’ credited with fostering young talent. Award-winning poet, editor, and educator Naomi Long Madgett – who nurtured aspiring Detroit poets through her teaching, annual poetry award, and publishing company – has been named the 2012 Kresge Eminent Artist. The award and $50,000 prize recognize Madgett’s decades of…

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