The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation was established in 1926 by Charles Stewart in response to his deep concern about the welfare of Flint, Michigan, as well as his abiding affection for his adopted community.
The foundation envisions a world in which the foundation partners with the human race, where each individual's quality of life is connected to the well-being of the community, both locally and globally.
The foundaiton seeks to strengthen, in people and their organizations, the capacity for accomplishment.
Allen has been instrumental in many successful philanthropic, government and community initiatives, including: the 10-year, $120-million Good ... Year in 2015, a Crain's Detroit Business Newsmaker of...more
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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
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
That's a pretty compelling leverage point for philanthropic impact. Higher education funders have good reason to take note, as do any funders interested in building family assets. But CSAs are also...more