Kresge Awards $4.1 Million to Arts Organizations in Detroit

Kresge Awards $4.1 Million to Arts Organizations in Detroit

The has announced two-year grants totaling more than $4.1 million to sixty-five arts and cultural organizations in the metropolitan Detroit area.

Awarded through the foundation's , more than half the recipients are based in the city, with the rest located in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties. Fifty-two grants ranging from $25,000 to $100,000, were awarded to small and midsize organizations, including the , the , the , and the .

In addition, the foundation awarded grants of up to $200,000 to thirteen large institutions, including the , the , and the . Since 2007, the foundation has awarded roughly $19.4 million through its initiative.

"These grants reaffirm our commitment to the vital work of our arts and cultural institutions of all sizes," said Kresge Foundation president and CEO Rip Rapson. "These organizations, day in and day out, are essential to the vitality of metro Detroit now just as they were seven years ago when we began this effort."

"." Kresge Foundation Press Release 10/15/2014.