Stories of Meaningful Change


Stories from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.

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Here We Go Again

We’re not sitting back and lamenting, “Here we go again.” Rather, we are treasuring these precious moments with a contagious spirit of hope for a better future for Genesee County. Working together, we will prioritize our work with people at the margins. And continue working toward our vision of a vibrant and equitable community where everyone can thrive.

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Community Foundation of Greater Flint Announces Greater Flint Urgent Relief Fund to Support Local Nonprofits

Community Foundation of Greater Flint Announces Greater Flint Urgent Relief Fund to Support Local Nonprofits

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What if all our children could live in a just, equitable world?

At the Community Foundation of Greater Flint we’re putting equity at the center of our work.

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Breaking Down Barriers to Breastfeeding

Breast milk is often called “nature’s perfect food.” The health benefits of breastfeeding are well documented, along with the cost savings…

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Family Center Provides Enhanced Opportunities for Kids to Learn & Grow

Later this summer, children residing at Carriage Town Ministries and youth living in the nearby neighborhood will have access to a newly…

Flint Development Center Focuses on Improving Outcomes for Children

On a cold winter’s evening, the Flint Development Center is bursting with activity, hosting a game night for youth including a visit from…

Investing in Flint Kids

The story of the Flint Kids Fund began three years ago when a state of emergency was declared in Flint, Michigan, in response to the…

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Scholarship Program Helps Reduce the Financial Burden of Child Care

Jasmine Wallace works from home, an impossible task with two young children playing around her desk demanding attention. The Flint mother…

$30,000 Grant Addresses Gender Achievement Gap

In recognition of the 30th anniversary of the Flint Women and Girls Fund, a $30,000 grant was recently awarded to the My Sister’s Keeper…

A Passion for Giving

Surrounded by world class art and mementos from her many travels abroad, Helene Streich is comfortable talking about the adventures in her…