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Kresge to award grants to improve Detroit neighborhoods

Nov. 9, 2019 10:04 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Kresge Foundation is looking for Detroit-based block clubs, community development corporations and other nonprofits to share at least $1.5 million for projects that improve the quality of life in city neighborhoods. Kresge Innovative Projects: Detroit has awarded 99 grants totaling more...

Detroit Youth Choir gets $1 million gift after big TV finish

Sep. 20, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Businesses and foundations are giving $1 million to reward the Detroit Youth Choir for its second-place finish on NBC's "America's Got Talent." The money will create an endowment. As the money grows, it will be used to provide youth programs, including vocal training and life skills. The...