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A dilapidated building in Southwest Detroit. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ, File)

Kresge Foundation Outlines Plans For Investment In Detroit Neighborhoods

The Kresge Foundation says it will invest in large-scale Detroit projects that help convert blighted land into mixed-use, mixed-income developments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2015

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Art X Detroit: More Than 50 Free Art Events In The City Throughout April

Beginning next week, Midtown Detroit and beyond will come alive as the canvas for Art X Detroit: Kresge Arts Experience, a free celebration of Detroit’s thriving arts scene.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2015

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Neighborhood Service Organization Web Site Shows Challenge Grant

A Kresge Foundation Challenge Grant is giving the nonprofit group Neighborhood Service Organization a chance to earn an additional $500,000 if it can raise $750,000 by Dec. 31.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2013

Lawrence Technological University's Southfield campus

Kresge Foundation Supports New Lawrence Tech Design Center In Detroit

The Kresge Foundation has awarded a $300,000 grant to Lawrence Technological University to consolidate four programs that it already has in Detroit and add additional programs at a new design center in Detroit’s Midtown area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2013

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Art X Detroit Festival Returns In April

“Art X Detroit: Kresge Arts Experience” will take over Midtown once again this spring as the free, five-day arts experience celebrates Detroit’s arts scene April 10-14.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2013

Fireworks fired from barges on the Detroit River light up the Detroit skyline. (Credit: JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

… Wayne State Young Professionals Program Seeking More Fellows, Too

The Detroit Revitalization Fellows Program is looking for a few more good men and women to help advance the renewal of Detroit and build upon the ongoing success of its 2011-13 cohort.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2013

Morgan Stanley, Kresge Foundation, LISC Launch $100 Million Investment Fund For Health Care, Affordable Housing

The New York investment firm Morgan Stanley, the Troy-based Krersge Foundation and the New York nonprofit Local Initiatives Support Corp. Monday launched a $100 million investment fund that is designed to expand access to health care and affordable housing for low-income residents and fund critical social services that help link the two in impoverished neighborhoods.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2013

Macomb Community College South Campus. Photo by Mikerussell on Wikimedia Commons

Two Michigan Community Colleges In National Access Pilot

Two Michigan community college are among seven nationwide to pilot new approaches to increase the number of students who earn post-secondary degrees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/11/2012

The Henry Ford Community College campus. (Photo from Wikimedia Commons, Photographer Dwight Burdette)

HFCC Gets 2012 Dreamkeepers Matching Gift From Scholarship America

The Henry Ford Community College Foundation raised more than $21,000 for the College’s Dreamkeepers Program and as a result, received $10,000 in matching funds from the Troy-based Kresge Foundation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012

Nonprofit Enterprise at Work

NEW Awarded $75k Grant From Kresge Foundation

Nonprofit Enterprise at Work, an agency with offices in Ann Arbor and Detroit aiming to help nonprofits manage themselves more effectively, announced it had received a $75,000 grant from the Kresge Foundation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2012

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