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


Newspaper columnist named Detroit Arts and Culture director
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

Newspaper columnist named Detroit Arts and Culture director ... A $125,000 grant from the Troy-based Kresge Foundation and the Royal...more

Foundation gets $1.6M to redevelop vacant school in Greater Grand Crossing
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Kresge Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

“We are thrilled to receive this impactful grant from Mayor Emanuel's Neighborhood Opportunity Fund,” said Theaster Gates, artist, activist...more

Foundation gets $1.6M to redevelop vacant school in Greater Grand Crossing
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Kresge Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Rebuild Foundation, the arts, education and cultural development ... grant award from Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Neighborhood Opportunity Fund...more

Amid a crisis of inequality, $2 trillion of tax-free investing in Opportunity Zones could benefit both ...
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

Nor does it require serving one or more of the United Nations' 17 “Sustainable Development Goals,” a global framework for impact investing. “The...more

MDC Launches Passing Gear Philanthropy Institute to Reshape Southern Philanthropy
Foundation: Marguerite Casey Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation , Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, Duke Endowment, Ford Foundation, Kresge Foundation

Family foundations have long been a philanthropic mainstay on the Southern landscape, making pathbreaking investments to advance a region...more

School notes - May 5
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund will use a $500,000 grant from the Kresge Foundation to develop a pilot program to help students of...more

New Detroit apartments for rent for $750? Here's how that happened
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

The program was funded with a $135,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation and is believed to be one of the first of its kind in Detroit. It got its start...more

New Ventures is accelerating impact entrepreneurs in Mexico and Latin America (video)
Foundation: Dell Foundation, Kresge Foundation

New Ventures' mission: Find, support and back the firms driving social and environmental innovation in Mexico and Latin America. Says Villar,...more

GoATL fund backs LIIF's charter school finance program in Atlanta
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, Dell Foundation, Kresge Foundation

ImpactAlpha, April 23 – The impact investment fund of Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta put $1 million into the Low Income Investment...more

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





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