Take it to the Bank: How Land Banks Are Strengthening America's Neighborhoods, a new downloadable report from the Center for Community Progress, examines the state of land banking in the U.S.
A proposal in 2006 to dig an open-pit mine in Minnesota’s St. Louis River sparked concern and collaborative action by diverse groups in the area. Today, their unique partnership continues to play a key role in protecting the region’s freshwater resources.
The Indiana Afterschool Network, one of 47 state networks funded by Mott, has received $1 million from the Lilly Endowment. The grant will be used to expand STEM initiatives and create an online training program for young workers.
Flint’s Longway Planetarium has launched the public phase of its “Universe of Possibilities” Capital Campaign. Seeded with a $1.5 million Mott grant, the goal is to raise another $300,000 to improve technology and remove barriers to access.
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