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Impact of AmeriCorps program in Flint draws national attention

“Through the Community Foundation and Mott Foundation, (we) provide the funds necessary to grow the year-long service programs that we are seeing in the city of Flint.” Looking over the nutrition...more

Tucker-McDermott Foundation scholarships available

According to Southern Colorado Community Foundation representative Jeff Osterman, the foundation has pledged to donate $30,000 to the Del Norte area, with hopes to increase that amount in the future...more

Philanthropy's Seven Deadly Sins
Foundation: Grand Rapids Community Foundation, McGregor Fund

How can the impulse to help others, which led to $390 billion in philanthropic giving in 2016 according to GivingUSA, be coupled with the concept of sin? Many people are familiar with the sins of the...more

UM-Flint's early childhood education expertise featured at Wolverine Caucus
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Flint

Cummings is a partnership between UM-Flint, Flint Community Schools, and Genesee Intermediate School District, The Mott Foundation, and the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, with grant funding...more

A Foundation Bets on an Eco-Industrial Park to Help Revive a Battered City
Foundation: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Philanthropic institutions have also been playing significant roles in places that are reeling from economic distress. As a result, we've seen examples of just how powerful foundations can be within...more

$23 million project to bring 300 jobs, 140-acre development to Buick City site

"The first and most critical reason is the partnership between the Mott Foundation and the MSF is expected to signal other funders (both grant funders and financial investors) that this project...more

Mayor Weaver hopeful $3M grant will help attract new business to Flint
Foundation: Ruth Mott Foundation

"The CS Mott foundation, the chamber, the Ruth Mott Foundation, Community Foundation, so this is a project that's bigger than one person," he said. Mayor Weaver says the next step will be...more

Than 80 Philanthropic Leaders Commit to Working Together to Achieve the SDGS
Foundation: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

This commitment marks the first multinational pledge of philanthropic leaders in North America to connect, learn, and exchange across borders in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals...more

Mardi Gras gala to benefit scholarships to Ursuline Academy
Foundation: Sister Fund

Co-chairs Barb Louviere and Pat Pagel have a festive evening planned for Saturday's Mardi Gras gala at Million Air Dallas to benefit Ursuline Academy of Dallas. "Run for the Roses" will...more

Volunteer Iowa receives grant to study after-school activities
Foundation: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Volunteer Iowa has received a grant to study ways to expand after-school opportunities for youths on a statewide level. Iowa was one of eight states to receive mini-grants of $12,500 from the Charles...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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