The Kresge Foundation



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.


Web Address

www.kresge.org

Social Media Links

Blog - www.kresge.org/kresge-blog

Facebook - www.facebook.com/TheKresgeFoundation

Twitter - @kresgefdn

YouTube - www.youtube.com/user/TheKresgeFoundation

Foundation RSS Feeds

News - feeds.feedburner.com/kresge-news

Blogs - feeds.feedburner.com/kresge-blog

Assets

$3,040,453,049 - 2011-12-31
$3,329,856,115 - 2006-12-31


Giving

$93,467,328 - 2011-12-31
$117,863,803 - 2006-12-31


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from Kresge Foundation


$2M Grants From Kresge Foundation Support 17 Projects in Detroit Neighborhoods
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

DETROIT — The Kresge Foundation has administered grants totaling $2 million to 17 nonprofits for projects to revitalize neighborhoods across...more

Kresge Foundation Announces Grants to Improve Detroit Neighborhoods
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

This week, the Kresge Foundation announced its new grants for the Kresge Innovative Projects: Detroit program, funding neighborhood efforts here...more

Pancakes and Politics 2017: April 20, 2017
Foundation: Kresge Foundation, Skillman Foundation

Panel guests included David Egner, President & CEO of the Ralph C. Wilson Foundation, Mariam Noland, President of the Community Foundation...more

The road to rebuilding Detroit: Perspectives from the Foundation Community
Foundation: Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Kresge Foundation, Skillman Foundation

... Mariam Noland, President, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan; Tonya Allen, President and CEO, The Skillman Foundation; Rip...more

$2 million from Kresge supports 17 projects in neighborhoods across Detroit
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

This final round of grants in the Kresge Innovative Projects: Detroit pilot ... In addition to the creation of community gathering spots, green spaces and ... a vacant building in Southwest Detroit...more

Kresge Foundation Gives $2 Million for 17 Detroit Neighborhood Projects
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

The Kresge Foundation on Monday announced grants totaling $2 million to 17 nonprofits for projects to revitalize neighborhoods across...more

Kresge Foundation awards $2 million for Detroit neighborhood revitalization projects
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

Photo by Lon Horwedel/Courtesy of the Kresge Foundation) Jamii Tata, president/CEO of Oakland Avenue Artists Coalition, poses friends...more

Health director, nurse manager get $125000 Kresge grant to tackle challenges
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

The Kresge Foundation has tapped La Crosse County Health Director Jen Rombalski and Public Health Nursing Manager Christine Gillespie...more

Ford Foundation to tap endowment for $1 billion to fight injustice and inequality
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Kresge Foundation

Historically, most U.S. foundations have pursued their missions through grants. Their endowments, which have grown to $650 billion in assets,...more

Ford Foundation Bets $1 Billion On Mission Investing
Foundation: Gates Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Knight Foundation, F.B. Heron Foundation, Ford Foundation, Kresge Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

“If philanthropy's last half-century was about optimizing the 5 percent, its next half-century will be about beginning to harness the 95 percent as...more





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