Kimberly S. Roberson

Program Director

Flint Area

Joined Mott in 1997

Kimberly Roberson


Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Mott Foundation Building
503 S. Saginaw St., Suite 1200
Flint, Mich. 48502-1851


Kimberly Roberson has helped to guide Mott’s hometown grantmaking since 1997, when she joined the Foundation as a consultant with the Flint Area program. She soon became an associate program officer, followed by program officer in 2003. From 2002 to 2011, Roberson split her time with the Foundation’s Civil Society program, managing portfolios in race relations and philanthropy, before being named director of the Flint Area program in October 2011. Prior to her career at Mott, Roberson worked with the Salvation Army, serving in Flint; Albany, New York; and the United Kingdom. Her educational resume includes a bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College in Ohio, a master’s degree from Yale University, and master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.