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

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  • Inside Mott: Joseph M. Martin joins C. S. Mott Foundation

    Joseph M. Martin

    Joseph M. Martin has joined the staff of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation as a program officer for its Flint-Area grantmaking team. Formerly with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Martin also will serve as a loaned executive to the Uptown Reinvestment Corporation in Flint, Michigan.

  • Sam Passmore offers inside look at Mott's new environment program plan

    Sam Passmore

    In a Q&A, Mott Environment Program Director Sam Passmore discusses the evolution of the Foundation’s environmental grantmaking and spotlights an exciting new focus area aimed at advancing climate change solutions.


Blight elimination planningFlint’s five-year framework for blight elimination is getting a national spotlight. The plan will be showcased as a potential model for other cities at the Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference. The Center for Community Progress will host the event in Detroit May 19-21.


Afterschool programs are emerging as an effective tool in the battle against childhood obesity in the U.S., says a special report Kids on the Move: Afterschool Programs Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity, from the Afterschool Alliance.


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