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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$93,467,328 - 2011-12-31
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Recent News from Kresge Foundation

The forever business: Region's top arts groups push to raise endowment
Foundation: Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Kresge Foundation

The DSO also receives an annual distribution from the funds held by the Community Foundation that are not included in the number reported on...more

The Brief's Big 10: US policy boosts, bond-market validation, fixed-income through a gender lens ...
Foundation: Kresge Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

“The demand for socially responsible outcomes for underinvested ... Sara Minard, chief program officer at the College for Social Innovation in...more

Kresge, ECMC Foundations Combine for $1.4 Million Investment in College Forward to Scale ...
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

... customer-relationship management platform that provides nonprofit and ... "Cash-strapped nonprofits want to understand how well they are...more

Paving the Way for Greater Impact Investing in Asia-Pacific
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Kresge Foundation, Sasakawa Peace Foundation

While Asia-Pacific foundations are intrigued by impact investing, they ... In doing so, it tightly weaves impact investment into its overall mission...more

Foundation: Kresge Foundation

Atlanta, Aug. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ten municipalities across eight states joined the 2018 Cohort of the Healthy Communities...more

Business Briefs: BTCF summer arts grant deadlines; Nonprofit Boot Camp; Diane Wortis joins ...
Foundation: Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Kresge Foundation

The funds support regional artists and nonprofit arts organizations. ... the basics of nonprofit management including governance, finance, fundraising, ... director Pamela Tatge and the board of...more

Kresge grants to help early childhood programs in Detroit
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

Organizations providing healthy eating, arts, cultural programming and other services to early childhood centers in Detroit will be eligible for...more

Jacob's Pillow Names New Deputy Director of Philanthropic Engagement
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

As deputy director of philanthropic engagement, Wortis will work closely with Director of Development Alexandra Groff, Tatge and the Board...more

City of Lubbock Health Department chosen for Kresge Foundation Initiative
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

City of Lubbock Health Department chosen for Kresge Foundation Initiative ... They will also receive a grant up to $125,000 as well as coaching...more

Kresge invites applications for $3M in grants tied to early childhood education
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

The Kresge Foundation announced Thursday that it's inviting applications for $3 million in grants to organizations serving early childhood centers...more

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