Acceptance of Terms

Welcome to The Kresge Foundation’s website (“Site”). The Kresge Foundation (“Foundation”, “we” or “us”) is a private, national foundation that works to expand opportunities in America’s cities, through grantmaking and social investing in arts, culture, education, environment, health, human services and community development in Detroit. These Terms of Use are an agreement between us and you; they set forth the conditions for your use of this Site, including our Privacy Policy, and all information on or submitted through this Site.

Use of Site

Your use of this Site, or your provision to us of any content or information, constitutes your agreement to these Terms of Use and any other terms and conditions that may be outlined elsewhere on this Site, including but not limited to our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to comply with these Terms of Use in their entirety, or your jurisdiction will not honor the terms of this Site, you are not authorized to use this Site, and you may not access or link to this Site or download any materials or content from this Site. The Foundation may modify this agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified agreement on the site. You agree to review the agreement periodically to be aware of such modifications and your continued access or use of the site shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified agreement.

This Site is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide specific commercial, financial, investment, accounting, tax or legal advice. It is provided to you solely for your own personal, noncommercial use and not for purposes of resale, distribution, public display or performance, or any other uses by you in any form or manner whatsoever. Unless otherwise indicated on this Site, you may display, download, archive, reformat and print a single copy of any information on this website for such personal use. Some of the Materials on this Site are subject to specific restrictions with respect to use. You expressly agree that you will comply with any and all such restrictions.

Restrictions on Use of Contents

You must not use this Site in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the Site or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the Site; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this Site to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software. You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this Site without the Foundation’s written consent. You must not use this Site to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications or for any purposes related to marketing without the Foundation’s express written consent.

You must not:

  • Republish material from this website (including republication on another website)
  • Sell, rent or sublicense material from the website
  • Show any material from the website in public
  • Reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose
  • Edit or otherwise modify any material on the website
  • Redistribute material from this website, except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.

Intellectual Property

Unless otherwise noted, all materials on this Site are protected as the copyrights, trade dress and trademarks and/or other intellectual properties owned by the Foundation, and/or its grantees or affiliates or by other parties that have licensed their material to us. We expressly reserve all rights to this Site and our materials under U.S. and international laws. You may copy or distribute the text materials contained in this Site but only for personal, noncommercial, educational or public policy use, distributed free of charge provided that attribution to any author is noted. The materials contained in this Site may not be modified or altered in any way. You may not copy or distribute any photograph, illustration, artwork, video or other graphic material contained on this Site for any use without first obtaining written permission from the Foundation at Except as expressly provided herein, neither the Foundation nor the originators grant any express or implied rights to use the materials on this Site.

You acknowledge and agree that the Foundation’s name, logo and other Foundation registered trademarks and service marks (the “Marks”) are trademarks of the Foundation in the United States and possibly other countries. You may not use the Marks for any product or service that does not belong to us, nor in any manner that is likely to cause confusion about whether we are the source, affiliated with, sponsor of or endorser of any product or service. In addition, you may not use the Marks in any manner that disparages or discredits us.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

You assume responsibility and risk for your use of the Site. The Foundation is providing access to the contents, materials and related information “as is” and does not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever with regard to the contents, materials or related information. This Site could include technical or other mistakes, inaccuracies or typographical errors. It is solely your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all opinions, advice, services, merchandise and other information provided through the Site generally.

You expressly understand and agree that the Foundation disclaims any and all responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, completeness, legality, reliability, or operability or availability of information, content or material on the Site. Although we intend to take reasonable steps to prevent the introduction of viruses, worms, trojan horses or other destructive materials to our site, we and third parties disclaim any responsibility or liability for any harm resulting from downloading or accessing any information or material through the products and services, including, without limitation, for harm caused by viruses or similar contamination or destructive features, and the Foundation shall not be liable for any cost or damage arising either directly or indirectly from your use of the Site or materials that may be downloaded from our Site.

The Foundation and third parties are not liable to you on any legal theory for any incidental, direct, indirect, punitive, actual, consequential, special, exemplary or other damages, including without limitation, loss of revenue or income, lost profits, pain and suffering, emotional distress, cost of substitute goods or services, or similar damages suffered or incurred by you that result from your use of this Site or your breach of any provision of these Terms of Use, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

By using this Site, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set forth herein and on this Site are reasonable. If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this Site. In the event of any problem with this Site or any content, materials or information, you agree that your sole remedy is to cease using this Site.


For good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which you acknowledge by your entry to this Site or participation in or posting, you hereby agree to release and waive any and all claims and/or liability against the Foundation and third parties, if any, arising from or in connection with your use of this Site. You agree to indemnify and hold the Foundation, and its officers, agents and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Site, your connection to the Site, your violation of the Terms of Use, the privacy policy or any rights of another person or entity. You also agree to cooperate fully in the defense of any of the foregoing.

Breach of Terms of Use

Without prejudice to the Foundation’s other rights under these Terms of Use, if you breach these Terms of Use in any way, the Foundation may take such action as it deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the Site, prohibiting you from accessing the Site, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the Site, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the Site and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Updates or Changes to Terms of Use

The Foundation may revise these Terms of Use from time to time. Revised Terms of Use will apply to the use of this Site from the date of the publication of the revised Terms of Use on this Site. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.


If a provision of these Terms of Use or privacy policy is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Entire Agreement

These Terms of Use, including the privacy policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and the Foundation in relation to your use of this Site, and supersede all previous agreements (oral or written).