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

Kresge Foundation commits $22M to back Arctaris, Community Capital Management Opportunity ...
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

"These firms are already established leaders in the impact investing space, and we're ... a unique way to bring new investors into the impact investing arena. ... Arctaris is a Boston-based...more

Impact Investing and Racial Equity: Foundations Leading the Way
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Kresge Foundation

It has been inspiring to be part of the rapidly growing impact investing movement over the last several years, as foundations and their partners...more

Bi-national Community Foundations and partners support Lake Huron water quality
Foundation: Bay Area Community Foundation, Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan, Kresge Foundation

Lake Huron communities are getting national and international help to ensure the long-term health of the lake. Community Foundation Grey Bruce...more

The media is failing us on climate change. It's failing women & people of color most of all.
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

A new analysis by The Solutions Project uncovers how women and people of color are underrepresented in media coverage of clean energy...more

Public asked to help create 'a concept of Lake Huron forever'
Foundation: Bay Area Community Foundation, Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan, Kresge Foundation

BAY CITY, MI – The Bay Area Community Foundation, along with other community foundations and conservation partners, are looking for public...more

1.14.19 US News
Foundation: Assurant Foundation, Daniels Fund, Kresge Foundation

News about grants, gifts. The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation awarded a grant of $1,100 to the Dr. John Grieco Scholarship Fund at...more

Kresge Foundation donates $2.2 million to support early childhood centers in Detroit
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

In June, the foundation called on nonprofits and other groups to apply to the grant program, which aims to provide wraparound services to early...more

Local low-income housing organizations collaborate to win national grant
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

“This grant from the Kresge Foundation honors that and reflects that ... The grant aims to reverse the harmful health outcomes of substandard...more

Rainin Foundation Awards More Than $3.7 Million in Arts Grants
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

To that end, the foundation's fall grants include awards in support of efforts to advance new economy models and support artists through a network...more

Fed presidents see working city in action
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

... designed to help cities like Lowell build collaboration between the public, private, nonprofit and philanthropic sectors and address issues that...more

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