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Operating Support

Foundation for the Uptown Reinvestment Corporation

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Restoring Community Vitality
  • Grant Amount $90,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2012–December 31, 2012
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

This grant will renew operating support for the continued redevelopment efforts of the Uptown Reinvestment Corporation in downtown Flint. The Uptown Reinvestment Corporation and its supporting organization, the Foundation for the Uptown Reinvestment Corporation, have been leaders in efforts to revitalize Flint’s downtown district. Their work has focused on reintroducing market-rate housing and attracting restaurants and other commercial activity to the central city. The grant will support technical assistance for downtown revitalization efforts, as well as rental costs to facilitate the charitable purposes and functions of the Uptown Reinvestment Corporation.