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.

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Recent News from Kresge Foundation

Follow the Talent: Agents of Impact Special Report for Apr. 19
Foundation: Dell Foundation, Kresge Foundation

Kahn launched the Mumbai-based impact investment firm with Jinesh Shah, ... The Global Impact Investing Network seeks a summer associate for...more

Clínicas del Azúcar's one-stop diabetes centers marry health innovation with affordability (video)
Foundation: Dell Foundation, Kresge Foundation

The company has leveraged a unique financing model, called social impact incentives (SIINC), to drive low-income patient intake and to raise...more

Global investment firms adopt IFC principles seeking a market standard for impact investing
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

Legacy investment firms and financial institutions with impact investing ... “Investors sometimes wonder if their impact investment was actually living...more

Maine's universities, long shrinking, have traded places with community colleges
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

It was awarded a Kresge Foundation grant in 2016 to join Achieving the Dream, a national nonprofit focused on improving community...more

4 local foundations to share arts grant application process
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

The Southfield-based foundation makes grants totaling about $2.4 million each year to arts and culture groups and other nonprofits benefiting...more

Follow the Talent: Agents of Impact Special Report for Apr. 12
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

Learn how public funds can attract private capital for high-impact investment with “Impact Investment & Blended Finance,” a three-day program from Social ... Impact Finance Center seeks...more

Four local foundations to share common application process for arts grants
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

Kresge, Erb foundations have used common application process for grants to arts organizations since 2010; Hudson-Webber, DeRoy...more

'Black people are the most philanthropic people in the world, we just don't call it philanthropy ...
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

Susan Taylor Batten, the president and CEO of the Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE), is excited to share the power of philanthropy...more

Kresge pledges to place one-quarter of assets with women, minority firms by 2025
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

Diverse asset managers are very philanthropic themselves, Batten said, noting that engaging them will also help build their wealth and their philanthropy. ... "By committing to the ABFE pledge,...more

Grants awarded to revitalize vacant land in Detroit
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

The Troy-based Kresge Foundation is providing funding for lot design ... and educational programming for organizations receiving grants this...more

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Social Entrepreneurship

Just Ask Domestic Services Lands Social Enterprise Mark

Just Ask Domestic Services Lands Social Enterprise Mark

Just Ask Domestic Services founders, Sarah and Steve Hulbert , were awarded the Social Enterprise Mark by Craven District Council chairman Coun Donny Waites and Skipton mayor Coun John Kerwin-Davey for their work in improving the local community.

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