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Kresge Foundation: Strengthen the Equitable Creative Placemaking Field

Deadline: January 31, 2020

Kresge Foundation is accepting applications that align with the focus area, Strengthen the Equitable Creative Placemaking Field. Applications will be accepted for creative placemaking activities in neighborhoods and field building initiatives that seek to position culture and creativity as drivers of more just communities. Kresge works to advance a field of creative placemaking leaders, practices, and principles committed to equity and inclusion.

Through the Strengthen the Equitable Creative Placemaking Field focus area, Kresge Foundation aims to address specific near and long-term needs to build the field of equitable Creative Placemaking and realize its transformative potential. It invests in grantees to bolster a community of practice — offering dedicated training and learning opportunities testing specific evaluation methodologies and increasing communications efforts. In this focus area Kresge works to:

  • Support the stewardship of the equitable Creative Placemaking field
  • Invest in the next generation of Creative Placemaking leaders of color
  • Promote the development of credible evidence and a dissemination strategy that elevates the field’s impact on equitable outcomes

Amount: Not specified for this specific solicitation. Kresge awards range from $75,000-$1,100,000 and average approximately $300,000.

Eligibility: U.S. 501(c)(3) organizations with audited financial statements that are not classified as private foundations, and government entities in the United States.

Link: https://kresge.org/programs/arts-culture/national-networks-0

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