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.
The Kresge Foundation's $200,000 grant will help Detroit Outdoors renovate the area to accommodate large groups, and will also stock camping gear that groups can borrow for their adventures. Detroit...more
Examples of previous winners and projects of KIP:D grants include Grandmont Rosedale Development Corp., which created a community hub on Grand River Avenue, Oakland Avenue Artist Coalition, which...more
That's created a unique opportunity for parks philanthropy, a force that is often connected to big, high-concept city projects and surrounding development. ... Detroit Future City has also received...more
A case in point: The philanthropic arm of the health insurance company Humana plans to adopt a more upstream approach to guide its grant making in 2018. The Humana Foundation will focus on addressing...more
Gerena positions FII's approach and results in contrast to government policies and philanthropic efforts built on outdated and misleading stereotypes about the working poor and that don't do enough...more
The Kresge Foundation has committed $6 million over the next three years for community-development projects in its hometown of Detroit. Planning grants of up to $35,000 and implementation grants of...more
CHICAGO (AP) — The University of Illinois at Chicago has been awarded two grants totaling nearly $1.9 million to expand undergraduate research in the humanities and to aid doctoral candidates in...more