Kresge’s Refined Approach to Climate Change Seeks City Resilience

The worst is yet to come, and we’d better get ready. The Kresge Foundation’s new environment program strategy isn’t quite as grim as that, but the message is in there. The Detroit-based foundation has shifted its focus heavily to city resilience in the face of a menacing future. 

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Kresge Gives Big to Urban Land Institute

The Kresge Foundation is in the middle of redefining its grant programs, but that doesn’t mean it’s stopped giving out large sums of money. The Urban Land Institute (ULI) was recently awarded $800,000 to develop urban design practices that increase resilience in the face of climate change. Grantees interested in where the Kresge Foundation is headed may want to check out this large grant to see where the foundation’s priorities currently are.
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Get Ready: Kresge Foundation Prepares for Inevitability of Climate Change

Early on in 2013 the Kresge Foundation announced that it would be refining its climate-change priorities. Still committed to reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, the foundation is bringing a new focus to community resilience. Kresge’s Environment Program believes communities need to be prepared for the inevitability of climate change and the changes it will bring.
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