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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$3,040,453,049 - 2011-12-31
$3,329,856,115 - 2006-12-31


$93,467,328 - 2011-12-31
$117,863,803 - 2006-12-31

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Recent News from Kresge Foundation

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

Scammers Posing As Kresge Foundation Reps
Foundation: Kresge Foundation

Bogus messages purporting to be from The Kresge Foundation and asking for ... based foundation issued a warning yesterday that people have been ... or delivery and administrative fees for grants;;...more

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

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