Stories of Meaningful Change

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Stories from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.

Claudette Wilkinson Bryant Memorial Fund

When Claudette Marie Wilkinson Bryant learned that her youngest son Aaron had Down Syndrome, she was determined to help her child achieve a…

Cooking Demonstrations Show the Way

Good nutrition is extremely important for any person who may have been exposed to lead. To lessen the effects of lead exposure, a $22,000…

Delivering Nutrition: Flint Kids Meet Up and Eat Up

Every summer weekday morning, workers at the Genesee County Community Action Resource Department (GCCARD) cook, pack, and deliver hundreds…

Doris Sutton Memorial Fund for Youth at Crossover

Doris Sutton was a quiet philanthropist, giving generously throughout her lifetime with a passion for helping youth. When she passed away…

Duane and Karen Church Literacy Fund

Karen Church is a leader and believer. She believes everyone should have an opportunity to learn and earn a living wage.

Giving is a Wonderful Feeling

You’ve seen him on television dancing the Irish jig, tossing a football and offering you the best car deal in town. You may see him in a…

Michigan Beer Industry Rallies to Mitigate Effects of Lead

In January 2016, a state of emergency was declared in the City of Flint due to the lead in water crisis. Days later the Community…

Michigan Health Endowment Fund Partners with CFGF

In the fall of 2015, the Community Foundation of Greater Flint (CFGF) was invited to apply for a grant from the Michigan Health Endowment…

Moving Flint Forward Initiative Helps Local Businesses

The Flint Water Crisis has led to a call for action on several fronts. To respond to the needs of the Flint business community, the Moving…

Nurse Family Partnership Program Connects New Moms with Personal Support

Having a baby is a wonderful and life-changing event, but it can also be overwhelming for first-time mothers, or parents with minimal…