The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation is a private, grantmaking foundation based in Flint, Michigan.

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  • Flint summer programs serve up fun and keep skills sharp

    Flint summer programs

    With an average weekly cost of $250, summer learning opportunities remain out of reach for many children and families, according to new research by the Afterschool Alliance. In Flint, families are coping with this challenge by utilizing a variety of free and low-cost programs funded by Mott, honoring the legacy of its founder’s concern for young people.

  • Farmers’ markets sow multiple benefits: Q&A with Market Manager Dick Ramsdell

    Dick Ramsdell

    By connecting small businesses and customers, public markets can help cultivate economic, social and health gains for communities, says Dick Ramsdell, manager of the Flint Farmers’ Market.



Mike Wright, Flint STEAMworks founder instructs Brownell STEM Academy children on the day's activitiesTo celebrate the American tradition of tinkering, inventing and entrepreneurship, June 18th was a “Day of Making” across the U.S. Mott employee and volunteer Mike Wright will be at the White House, representing Flint at its first “Maker Faire.” Mike is the founder of Flint STEAMworks.

Kyle Caldwell at Brownell Elementary School in Flint, MichiganData collected for a new evaluation report on the earnings of young people involved in Year Up continues to show sustained, large gains. Mott Program Director Kyle Caldwell shares some of the report's highlights.

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