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

  • Mark Piper, Chair
  • Bobby Mukkamala
  • George Wilkinson
  • Manal Saab
  • LeAnne Panduren, ex-officio

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
  • Raymond J. Kelly III
  • John MacDonald
  • Michael Melenbrink
  • Sherri Stephens
  • LeAnne Panduren, ex-officio

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 the 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

  • Greg Veiner, Chair
  • Bobby Mukkamala
  • Mona Hanna-Attisha, M.D.
  • LeAnne Panduren, ex-officio