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The University of Michigan's Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy conducts, supports, and fosters applied academic research that informs local, state, and urban policy issues. This project will study existing wind farms in Michigan in order to identify local policies and practices that maximize community acceptance of wind development, as well as provide Michigan communities and individuals information on the potential pros and cons of developing wind energy in their community.
Shelter of Flint, Inc., provides services for approximately 1,300 homeless people per year. The vast majority of these clients are families who are economically challenged. The principal goal of the agency is to assist the homeless in achieving stability through a continuum of care model ranging from crisis prevention and counseling to elimination of the root causes of homelessness. This grant will help to support the grantee's Comprehensive Emergency Assistance Program, which focuses on clients housed in the emergency shelter. Individuals and families will receive food and shelter assistance, as well as comprehensive case management services and the development of long-range plans toward permanent stability.
This grant will provide funds to Carriage Town Ministries to purchase food in order to serve meals to the homeless and those in need of food assistance who come to the shelter. The grantee provides important safety-net services to individuals and families in the Flint area who are homeless or near-homeless, including food, safe and warm shelter, clothes, personal hygiene products, health services, and life skills courses.
Fueling Positive Change in the Motor City
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation® | Mott Foundation Building, 503 S. Saginaw Street, Suite 1200, Flint, Michigan 48502-1851
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