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Flint Youth Theatre Endowment Fund

Foundation for the Flint Cultural Center

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Enriching Lives Through Arts and Culture
  • Grant Amount $500,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2005–December 31, 2005
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

Flint Youth Theatre (FYT), created in 1957, is a nationally recognized professional theater serving Flint area residents, including 35,000 students annually. In 2003, FYT became a member institution of the Flint Cultural Center Corporation, which also includes Whiting Auditorium, Longway Planetarium and Sloan Museum.Funding will support efforts to build a permanent endowment of more than $4 million to provide sustainable, operational support to FYT. This will enable FYT to continue its drama school, curriculum-based outreach activities, and dramatic productions and performances.