Board of Trustees awards 23 grants in first 2020 grant cycle

In February 2020, weeks before Michigan’s first confirmed cases of COVID-19, the Ruth Mott Foundation Board of Trustees approved 23 grants totaling $2,059,060 for projects and programs serving north Flint in our first grant cycle of 2020. Today, the world is a very different place than it was when these grants were approved. We recognize the pandemic has halted or significantly altered programming, weakened financial positions, and upended lives. The Ruth Mott Foundation is committed to supporting our grantee partners in this time of great uncertainty. It is our intention to be flexible, mindful, and calm yet prepared as we continue working together, with residents and our partners, in new and different ways to support our community and take care of each other.

OrganizationProject or ProgramGrant Amount
Active Boys in ChristABC Youth Program$30,500
Clingman FoundationAcademic Improvement College Readiness Program$32,800
Community Foundation of Greater FlintNeighborhood Small Grants Program$90,000
Community Foundation of Greater FlintTruth, Racial Healing & Transformation Endowment$10,000
Faith Foundation ResourcesHelping Young People with Employment Program$65,000
Flint Innovative SolutionsThe Tire Project$6,850
Flint Jackson Park Youth LeagueJackson Park Youth League – Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) Program$22,000
Flint Police FoundationEnhanced and Integrated Blight Elimination and Community Policing$210,000
Genesee Chamber Foundation2020 Summer Youth Initiative$75,000
Genesee Chamber FoundationFlintside – On the Ground$37,260
Genesee County Parks and RecreationNorth Flint Public Safety Strategy$390,000
Motherly IntercessionReading and Counting to Success Plus$35,000
Neighborhood Engagement HubEastside Franklin Park Neighborhood Association Mini Orchard and Vegetable Garden$27,000
Neighborhood Engagement HubThe Porch Project$30,600
Specialized Employment Services (Flint STRIVE)Northside Impact Strategic Plan$140,000
St. Luke N.E.W. Life CenterNorth Flint Production Social Enterprise$100,000
Sylvester Broome Empowerment VillageGeneral Operating Support$163,750
Sylvester Broome Empowerment VillageNorth Flint Neighborhood Action Council$72,000
United Way of Genesee CountyCity of Flint – Census 2020$10,000
United Way of Genesee CountyR.L. Jones COC Youth Employment Training Program$26,300
Urban Renaissance CenterGeneral Operating Support 2020 & 2021$315,000
Voices for Children Advocacy CenterCapital Request (Building Expansion)$50,000
YMCA of Greater FlintSafe Places$120,000