Stories of Meaningful Change

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Stories from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.

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Flushing Urgent Relief Fund

The Flushing Area Community Fund supports a broad area of interests including education, community development, health and human services, and recreation. A local advisory committee meets throughout the year to review grant applications and advise funding to nonprofits exclusively benefiting the Flushing area. The newly established Flushing Relief Fund is seeking gifts to support Flushing nonprofit organizations in COVID-19 relief efforts.

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Greater Flint Coronavirus Taskforce on Racial Disparities Formed

The Community Foundation of Greater Flint announces the Greater Flint Coronavirus Taskforce on Racial Disparities, created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its disproportionate impact on African Americans and Latinos.

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$840,455 in Rapid-Response Grants Awarded to Nonprofit Organizations

Rapid-response grants totaling $840,455 have been awarded from the Greater Flint Urgent Relief Fund.

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Grants Awarded to Nonprofit Organizations from the Greater Flint Urgent Relief Fund

Rapid-response grants were announced today by the Community Foundation of Greater Flint (CFGF) to nonprofit organizations providing services to vulnerable populations in Flint and Genesee County. Grants were awarded from the newly-established Greater Flint Urgent Relief Fund in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

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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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The Legacy of Almeda Hunter

Wife, mother, competent professional, hard-working gardener, community volunteer, source of love and strength to her many friends – all terms to describe Almeda B.

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Linda Pohly

She grew up in Flint’s historic Civic Park neighborhood, attended Flint schools, and established her legal practice here. For Linda Pohly, Flint is home and where her heart is. It is also the place for charitable clients looking to make a gift today, or through their estate plans.

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The Links – Flint Kids Do Matter

Dynamic is defined as a force that stimulates change or progress within a system. This word best describes the Flint Area Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, an international organization of professional women dedicated to service and creating opportunities for their communities. When the Flint water crisis reached its peak in 2016, and over 10,000 children ages 0-6 were impacted by poisoned water, The Links took action.