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Kresge, NEA fund assistance program for creative placemaking

October 3, 2016

The Kresge Foundation and The National Endowment for the Arts are partnering to expand support of creative placemaking through the launch of a pilot technical assistance program. In collaboration with Local Initiatives Support Corporation’s national creative placemaking program and PolicyLink, the pilot program will provide the creative placemaking field a…

White papers compile lessons learned from Arts & Culture team’s Creative Placemaking work

January 17, 2018

Lessons, successes and challenges of Creative Placemaking – the intentional integration of arts, culture and community-engaged design into neighborhood planning – are highlighted through a series of white papers launched by The Kresge Foundation. Kresge’s Arts & Culture Program, entering its seventh year of funding Creative Placemaking work, has partnered…

Partner Spotlight: AEDA advances equitable creative placemaking

March 3, 2020

When the Green Line started construction through St. Paul, Minnesota’s central corridor in 2012, small businesses on University Avenue faced an uncertain future. Looking to not only preserve but promote the assets of their community, the Asian Economic Development Association (AEDA) deployed a still-new concept: creative placemaking.  Nearly a decade later, AEDA…

Creative placemaking: The next phase for ArtPlace

March 4, 2014

When you’re dealing with the wickedly difficult problems of our time, the potential of arts and culture to drive economic development, sensitive placemaking and the kind of long-term visioning that a community needs in order to remain vital must be at the center of the conversation. (Address to the ArtPlace…

Kresge releases Creative Placemaking analysis, “Rethinking Neighborhood Change and Tracking Progress”

January 15, 2019

Strengthening America’s low-income communities through arts and culture requires more nuanced, holistic and creative approaches along with better ways to measure progress, according to a new Creative Placemaking analysis from The Kresge Foundation. “Rethinking Neighborhood Change and Tracking Progress” is the third in a series of Kresge white papers aimed…

Kresge Arts and Culture Program will be guided by creative placemaking strategy

July 17, 2013

The Kresge Foundation’s Arts and Culture Program has completed work on a creative placemaking strategy that will guide its grantmaking and investing. The new direction focuses on the role arts and culture play in revitalizing communities. “We believe that arts and culture are important to human development and can also…

Kresge partners to explore role of Creative Placemaking in transportation

March 29, 2017

Two Kresge partners will lead a rigorous national examination of the role of Creative Placemaking in transportation. ArtPlace America announced last week that it selected Transportation for America (T4A) to conduct a field scan to better understand how and where artists, designers and cultural workers and institutions are collaborating with…

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