An Evaluation of Kresge Innovative Tasks: Detroit ROUNDS 1-3: 2015–2017

Kresge Innovative Projects: Detroit (KIP: D) was launched in 2014 and has so far run six grant rounds across the city with a total of 127 grants to plan and implement transformative neighborhood projects that reflect residents’ priorities. The initiative has distributed $ 11.1 million to organizations, supplemented by $ 1.5 million in technical assistance. This evaluation of the first three project rounds was conducted by the Program Evaluation Group (PEG) of the University of Michigan’s School of Social Work School of Social Work and commissioned by the Kresge Department of Strategic Learning, Research and Evaluation and the Kresge Detroit Program , who launched and maintained KIP: D. The assessment was based on interviews and group discussions with 45 people from organizational partners who received awards from KIP: D rounds 1-3 and residents who were affected by KIP: D projects in their respective communities. These rounds distributed $ 5 million to 40 unique organizations. The assessment is accompanied by a summary and three pieces of information described below:

Collective Wisdom: Lessons for Organizational Partners
Collective Wisdom: Lessons for the Community Development Sector
Collective Wisdom: Lessons for the Philanthropic Sector

Download file

Comments are closed.