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The Kresge Foundation

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The Kresge Foundation's web site reflects the new priorities of this 87-year old foundation – from helping to build the nation's nonprofit infrastructure – hospitals, libraries, academic buildings – to helping nonprofit organization address some of society's most pressing problems.

The web site gives visitors a better sense of the type of projects it supports, a more straightforward path to apply for funding, and more ways to stay connected with Kresge.

Features include content and grant information organized by program area, a library archive, news archive, email news subscription, social media, and enhanced search. The site utilizes unique interactions that engage the user and throughout the site are clear calls to action – subscribe, share, apply for funding, etc. 

Website Launch Date: 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
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The color/photo grid randomly fills in squares of color and photos with details about grants that have been awarded allowing for a different yet always aesthetically pleasing layout on each reload.
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The Kresge Foundation
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Drupal Community Comments

The site navigation is easy to use and has a very clean design. Nice job!

A huge amount of information presented in a very clean, accessible way for grant seekers. Well done.