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Ruth Mott Foundation awards more than $1.9M in grants

FLINT, Mich. – Twenty-five grants totaling more than $1.9 million were recently awarded by the Ruth Mott Foundation to projects and programs serving north Flint residents. More than half of the grants were to organizations that serve young people in accordance with the No. 1 funding priority identified by north Flint residents: Youth. The Foundation’s […]

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Ruth Mott Foundation awards $3M in grants for north Flint programs

FLINT, Michigan – The Ruth Mott Foundation Board of Trustees awarded 19 grants totaling $3,036,174 in March for projects and programs designed to improve the quality of life for residents in north Flint. From a new grocery store to neighborhood hubs to jobs for youth, the most recent grants support a range of initiatives that […]

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DOLORES ENNIS, 1929-2018

Loyal community volunteer and activist. Graceful servant leader. Lifelong educator. FLINT, Michigan – The Ruth Mott Foundation is mourning the loss of beloved trustee and friend Dolores Ennis, whose life of service truly created a better tomorrow for the residents of our community. After living an active and full life, Dolores Clotiel Watkins Ennis, 88, […]

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Flint STRIVE’s north Flint graduates ready to enter the workplace

FLINT, MI, May 25, 2017—Vanessa Terrell, clad in her blue graduation gown, stood in front of a room filled with family, friends and strangers and proclaimed her age: A “seasoned” 60 years. “This is my first graduation,” she said proudly, pausing for a moment. “From anything.” The room erupted in applause, and she explained why […]

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Ruth Mott Foundation awards over $1.8 million to support north Flint

FLINT, Michigan, April 10, 2017 – The Ruth Mott Foundation has awarded more than $1.8 million in grants focused on improving the quality of life for north Flint residents in its first grantmaking cycle of 2017. Altogether, the 18 grants address the issues that north Flint residents identified as the Foundation’s priorities: youth, public safety, […]

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