Supporting Organizations

Supporting organizations are managed by the Community Foundation. They benefit from our public charity status, grantmaking and investment expertise while fulfilling their unique missions.

Foundation for Flint

On May 13, 2016, the Foundation for Flint was established to assist in Flint’s emergency and recovery from the water crisis. A 501(c)3 public charity, the Foundation for Flint raises and distributes resources to serve the long-term health and development needs of Flint children and their families through the Flint Kids Fund.

Foundation for Flint Board of Directors

  • Leanne Panduren, Chair
  • Bobby Mukkamala
  • George Wilkinson
  • Manal Saab
  • Mark Piper

Foundation for Flint Cultural Center Corporation

In 2000, the Foundation for Flint Cultural Center Corporation was established to administer a grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation that benefits the Flint Cultural Center organizations – the Flint Cultural Center Corporation, Flint Institute of Arts, and Flint Institute of Music.

Foundation for Flint Cultural Center Board of Directors

  • Lennetta Coney
  • F. James Cummins
  • Jim Johnson
  • Raymond J. Kelly III
  • John MacDonald
  • Michael Melenbrink
  • Jim Spangler
  • Sherri Stephens

Flint Kids Learn

In 2017, Flint Kids Learn was established to support increased access to high quality, year-round early childhood education in Flint. Flint Kids Learn administered a $9 million grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation for construction of a new, state-of-the-art early childhood education center, Educare Flint. The new center represents the latest effort by local organizations to expand such access for Flint children.

Flint Kids Learn Board of Directors

  • Bobby Mukkamala, M.D., Chair
  • Tim Knecht, Vice Chair
  • Mark Piper, Secretary
  • Mona Hanna-Attisha, M.D.
  • Gary Hurand