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The power of philanthropy: Community Foundation celebrates 50 years of giving
Foundation: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia, Ford Foundation

Philanthropic giving is up in the U.S., according to the report “Giving USA 2018: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2017,”...more

Mott Foundation grant to support clean energy in Northern Michigan
Foundation: Charlevoix County Community Foundation, Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation, Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation

CHARLEVOIX — A regional community foundation partnership that included Charlevoix County Community Foundation, Petoskey-Harbor...more

Moody Foundation gives $15 million toward Parkland breast care center
Foundation: Hoblitzelle Foundation, Dallas Foundation, Moody Foundation

The Moody Foundation of Galveston has granted $15 million to Parkland Health & Hospital System to help build a new breast center that...more

UT Southwestern joins Dallas and Texas in mourning the loss of Margaret McDermott, a rare friend ...

Her philanthropic leadership and unwavering commitment significantly supported UT Southwestern Medical Center, which has advanced from humble ... In typical McDermott fashion, where public interest...more

Mrs. Margaret McDermott

Margaret Milam McDermott, whose philanthropic gifts made historic impacts on the educational and arts institutions of her native city of Dallas, has died at the age ... On a broader scale, the...more

Margaret McDermott's giving spirit and kind heart left all of Dallas better

Margaret McDermott was fond of saying that she wanted to stay out of the headlines. But her legendary philanthropy made that a nearly impossible task. McDermott had a transformative impact on Dallas,...more

Foundation wins $60000 grant to fund sustainability measures
Foundation: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation

The Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation last Thursday was awarded the grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation to fund local initiatives that “advance the use of clean and...more

A Woman SEEN Making an Impact: Tonya Allen
Foundation: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Skillman Foundation

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

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

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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