The Kresge Foundation

The Kresge Foundation is a $3.1 billion private, national foundation headquartered in Metropolitan Detroit, in the suburb community of Troy. Kresge's broad fields of interest have become seven narrowly defined programs – Arts and Culture, Community Development, Detroit, Education, Environment, Health, and Human Services. Each has a particular point of view with long-term goals and strategies to guide our grant making and investing. Kresge partners with those committed to the needs of poor individuals and communities – small, mid-size and large nonprofit organizations, intermediaries, and the public and private sectors. VIDA received its award under Kresge's Human Services program which seeks to "expand access and opportunities for vulnerable, disadvantaged and low-income individuals and families by strengthening nonprofit