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Kresge Foundation

ORGANIZATION

Established 1924 by S. S. Kresge, founder of the company that became K-Mart.

"The Kresge Foundation is a $3 billion national foundation that builds stronger nonprofit organizations—catalyzing their growth, helping them connect with their stakeholders, and challenging them with grants that leverage greater support. The Foundation concentrates its programming on capital campaigns as a key opportunity for nonprofit growth. In 2005, the Foundation awarded 216 grants totaling $131,770,027 to organizations in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, South Africa, and Mexico."

Official Website:
http://www.kresge.org/

Location:
Troy, MI

Founding Date:
1924

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lee C. Bollinger
Educator
c. 1946   President of Columbia University
Myra R. Drucker
Business
c. 1948   Former Chief Investment Officer, GM Trust Bank
Steven K. Hamp
Business
c. 1948   President, The Henry Ford, 1996-2005
S. S. Kresge
Business
31-Jul-1867 18-Oct-1966 Founder of K-Mart


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