The Kresge Foundation is a private, national foundation based in Detroit was established since 1924 by Sebastian Spering Kresge.
The foundation supports seven specifically defined programs: Arts and Culture, Community Development, Detroit, Education, Health, and Human Services. They partner with those organizations and individuals commited to the needs of poor people and communities.
The hallmark of their work as a foundation is creating opportunities for low-income people.
Hellman and other funders reason that philanthropy is just one piece of the puzzle. To be successful, projects need to engage the public, private and nonprofit sector. "The Hellman Collaborative...more
The grants are from five foundations: $150,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; $250,000 from the Ford Foundation; $200,000 from The Kresge Foundation; $250,000 from The Speedwell Foundation;...more
It currently has five funders, including a big player in resilience and city philanthropy, the Kresge Foundation. The Knight Foundation, which funds Miami as one of its target geographies and is a...more
The grants are from five foundations: $150,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, $250,000 from the Ford Foundation, $200,000 from The Kresge Foundation, $250,000 from The Speedwell Foundation and...more
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation, a Greek philanthropic organization that invests in arts, education, health and social welfare projects around the world, provided a grant of $150,000. “This process...more
The purpose of the Southside Arts &amp; Agricultural Center project is to support healing, restoring and reclaiming community culture; support emerging leaders; grow food; and incubate economic...more