Stories of Meaningful Change

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Stories from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.

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…

Amalia Hernandez Leaves a Legacy

She lived a modest life and supported herself well into retirement, no easy accomplishment for a single woman who immigrated to the United…

Celebrating Jesse M. Muldrew, Ph.D.

Dr. Jessie M. Muldrew leads by example and is quick to share this message with the women and girls in her life: “There is nothing you…

From the Beginning

A quote from Margaret Mead hangs in the Community Foundation office. It says,“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed…

Girls Just Want to Express Themselves

They need an environment that supports developmental growth. They are young girls, ages 10–17, who need a place where their words can be…

Girls Learn New Skills in Coding, Music Workshops

Two unique learning opportunities were offered to local girls this summer at Factory Two and Flint Local 432, thanks to a $12,500 grant…

Grayce Scholt: A Generosity of Spirit

Flint was in its hey-day when Grayce Scholt was lured to town to teach at Flint Junior College (now Mott Community College). The campus…