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


Finance Authority of Maine Agrees to Partner With Arctaris Impact to Help Attract Opportunity Zone ...
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

Arctaris Impact Investors, LLC (Arctaris), a leading impact investment fund manager, today announced that the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME)...more

Domestic philanthropic support for South African universities outpaces giving from international ...
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

The latest Annual Survey of Philanthropy in Higher Education (ASPIHE) report reveals a total of R1.71 billion (US$121 million) in philanthropic...more

Driving Social Impact: 1-On-1 with Kresge Foundation On Opportunity Zones
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

I think, too often, philanthropy is there to evaluate something at the end and is reluctant to ... That's what we have tried to do with Opportunity Zones, and we hope others in the philanthropic...more

Strong Detroit neighborhood proposals lead Kresge to boost grant round to $2.4 million for 25 ...
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

Arts, Beats & Eats signs Soaring Eagle casino as first non-auto title sponsor .... This round's planning grant recipients are: Bailey Park Projects;...more

Detroit's New Waterfront Porch
Foundation: Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Kresge Foundation

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan launched its Greenways Initiative that had raised $25 million to be given away in grants...more

Capital Grants: Do You Know the Five Essential Elements?
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

According to the Foundation Center, capital grants represented about 21 percent of all funds awarded to nonprofits in 2011. That's up by a...more

Foundations could present path to funding for DPSCD's capital needs
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

The philanthropic guarantee model is something Kresge is looking at to ... "Guarantees are a less-utilized, but powerful tool by philanthropy (that) are highly efficient at crowding in capital...more

Foundations give $2.5 million to improve early childhood education facilities in Detroit
Foundation: Kresge Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

The Kresge Foundation, W.K. Kellogg Foundation and PNC Foundation Wednesday morning announced $2.5 million in joint grants to...more

Early childhood programs in Detroit get $2.5 million boost from foundations
Foundation: Kresge Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

The Kresge Foundation, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the PNC Foundation awarded a joint grant to support improvement to early...more

Foundations give $2.5 million to improve early childhood education facilities in Detroit
Foundation: Kresge Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

Kresge, Kellogg Foundation and PNC foundations' effort advances Hope Starts Here framework; Nonprofit IFF administering grants, has invested...more



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