As cities continued to fight COVID-19 and billions of federal funds flew in to assist in 2021, Kresge’s grantees and investees proved why they’re positioned best to help ensure recovery efforts center the real needs and desires of communities. Kresge’s support elevated people-centered solutions from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) organizations and places. Learn more in this video and explore Regeneration to watch eight stories of communities bouncing back with equity.
In 2021, the Board of Trustees approved 669 grants totaling $180.8 million and 12 social investment commitments totaling $109 million. For the five years ending Dec. 31, 2021, the endowment returned 10.8% annually.