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

The Foundation funds in four program areas:

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  • Totally teen neighborhood club improves city conditions and young people’s lives

    Teen Block Club members

    Teenagers in Flint, Michigan, created the city’s first all-youth neighborhood block club, which has sponsored clean-up days, school supply giveaway events, and food distribution days for low-income residents.

  • 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.


Neal R. HegartyNeal R. Hegarty, Mott Foundation vice president of programs, has been elected to the Foundation Center’s board of trustees. The Foundation Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. and global grantmakers.

Mott Foundation Building entranceThe Mott Foundation adds Lizabeth Ardisana to its Board of Trustees, one of several board and staff changes being announced through Inside Mott, a new feature providing information on personnel appointments, promotions and new hires.

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