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Capacity Building

Metro Community Development

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Restoring Community Vitality
  • Grant Amount $135,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint, Genesee

About this grant

Metro Community Development is a multiservice community development corporation dedicated to creating stable and vibrant neighborhoods and communities in Flint and Genesee County. The grantee serves as both an intermediary and a direct service provider for federal and state programs designed to assist low-income people with their housing and other financial needs. This grant will assist the grantee in strengthening the capacity of its asset-building and coalition-building activities, including its federal Community Development Financial Institution and Continuum of Care programs, which are integral to the economic and social recovery of Flint following the water crisis.