- Program Flint Area
- Program Area Meeting Evolving Community Needs
- Grant Amount $275,000
- Grant Period August 1, 2004–July 31, 2007
- Location Flint, MI, United States
- Geographic Focus Flint
About this grant
This grant increase will enable the local Individual Development Account (IDA) program, known as the Genesee Area Investment Network$, to more than double the number of savings accounts available to low-income households in Flint and Genesee County, from 88 to 206. In the third year of a three-year Mott Foundation grant to Legal Services of Eastern Michigan, this savings program, with a waiting list of over 100 individuals, has successfully provided matched savings accounts for individuals to save for microenterprise, education and job training, homeownership, transportation, and foreclosure prevention.