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Operating Support

Flint Institute of Arts

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Enriching Lives Through Arts and Culture
  • Grant Amount $200,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2008–June 30, 2009
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

This grant increase to the Flint Institute of Arts will provide additional operating support to offset a decline in earned revenue and will allow the institute to end the 2008-09 fiscal year with a balanced budget. The weak local economy has affected fundraising, membership income, and retail sales, and the decline in the stock market has reduced distributions from endowments. Despite these economic challenges, attendance at the institute and off-site programs continues to grow, topping last year’s record high of 120,000 visitors.