Kresge Grants To Help Early Childhood Programs In Detroit

Jul 8, 2018

Organizations providing healthy eating, arts, cultural programming and other services to early childhood centers in Detroit will be eligible for funding from the Kresge Foundation.

The Troy-based nonprofit says it will make $3 million in grants available over three years. The funding is part of the foundation's $25 million commitment to support the implementation of Hope Starts Here .

The community framework was developed in partnership with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to improve early childhood outcomes in Detroit.

Individual organizations that apply can receive up to $300,000 over three years. Grants can be used in a number of ways, including for staff costs, transportation for staff and participants, facilities renovations and parent engagement.

The application period ends Aug. 14. Kresge will announce grant recipients in November.