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New Mott Foundation CEO looks to continue, build on philanthropic legacy
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Flint

His appointment by Mott Foundation Board of Trustees makes White the fourth leader in the history of the foundation whose philanthropic efforts...more

Longtime Mott Foundation CEO passing reins to son

His grandfather, C.S. Mott, launched the philanthropic organization in 1926. Ridgway White joined in 2002 as an intern and became a...more

Health Care Economist Awarded MacArthur 'Genius' Grant
Foundation: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Ford Foundation

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation on Thursday announced the 25 winners of this year's fellowships — awards, commonly...more

IMA community salute to honor CS Mott Foundation
Foundation: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Flint

Isiah Oliver, President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Greater Flint will emcee the event. Speakers will include David and Jordan...more

Downtown Flint flips the script
Foundation: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Ruth Mott Foundation

... that spearheaded funding and whose partners include the C.S. Mott Foundation, the Ruth Mott Foundation and the Community Foundation of...more

Burton D. Morgan Foundation hires fellow, announces grants
Foundation: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Burton D. Morgan Foundation trustees last month approved a plan to hire Young Entrepreneur Institute Director Greg Malkin as a fellow of...more

Burton D. Morgan Foundation hires new fellow, awards $1.25 million in grants
Foundation: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Burton D. Morgan Foundation hires new fellow, awards $1.25 million in grants ... "Whether they become entrepreneurs or not, helping young...more

Inaugural Heritage & Harmony Festival kicking off Monday in Flint
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Ruth Mott Foundation

Several local organizations are involved in the event including the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Kettering University, Urban...more

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

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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