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Night at the Museum gala features tricks, exhibits and games
Foundation: Hoglund Foundation, Moody Foundation

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science will stage mirrored illusions, mazes, spy games, blind tastings and other mind-bending tricks at its...more

Is philanthropy getting less innovative?
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Ford Foundation, Kresge Foundation

... as a one-time philanthropic intervention. But philanthropy is increasingly stepping in to fill government voids spurred by revenue shortages in...more

Suburban poverty is on the rise in metro Detroit
Foundation: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Kresge Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

About half as many are working regionally, including the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb...more

Move of Mott Community College's culinary arts program gets $1.5 million grant from state
Foundation: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

FLINT, MI - The renovation of the long-vacant Woolworth Building in downtown Flint into the Mott Community College culinary arts teaching facility...more

See how $33.4M in Flint water crisis grants, donations have been spent
Foundation: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Kresge Foundation, Ruth Mott Foundation

7, in the Northwestern High School gym, the heads of both philanthropy organizations held a public information session to explain where the...more

Information session highlights work of Flint's philanthropic organizations
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Ruth Mott Foundation

Both the Community Foundation of Greater Flint and the Ruth Mott Foundation are sharing how they used donations given to the city to...more

Weekend barbeque event helps stock Flint soup kitchens
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Ruth Mott Foundation

At the meeting, both Isiah Oliver, the president of the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, and Handy Lindsey, the Ruth Mott Foundation...more

Local National Weather Service office helps track Irma
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Ruth Mott Foundation

Both the Community Foundation of Greater Flint and the Ruth Mott Foundation are sharing how they used donations given to the city to...more

Foundations to offer update on philanthropic response to Flint water crisis
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Ruth Mott Foundation

FLINT, MI -- The Community Foundation of Greater Flint and Ruth Mott Foundation are set to provide an update this week on the...more

McDermott Foundation supports Planned Parenthood with $1 million donation
Foundation: Hoglund Foundation

"We believe in the important work that Planned Parenthood does for women's health, regardless of a person's economic or insurance status,"...more

Illustrative Grants from Mott Foundation



Flint Institute of Arts - $84,000

Wisconsin Wetlands Association - $90,000

Illinois Center for Violence Prevention - $225,000

Center for Community Change - $85,000

Hatcher Group - $220,000

Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation - $225,000

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - $170,000

Collaborative Communications Group - $200,000

Epstein & Fass Associates - $42,000

Collaborative Communications Group - $100,000





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