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Area XIII Program Support

Special Olympics Michigan

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Meeting Evolving Community Needs
  • Grant Amount $65,090
  • Grant Period January 1, 2009–December 31, 2011
  • Location Mt. Pleasant, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

Special Olympics Michigan provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them the opportunity to develop physical fitness, various motor and cognitive skills, self-confidence, and friendships. The grantee offers its services free of charge and accepts all participants regardless of ability level. Special Olympics Michigan-Area XIII serves Genesee and Lapeer counties, and currently serves approximately 1,152 "special" athletes with opportunities to train and compete in 20 sporting events throughout the year.