- Program Flint Area
- Program Area Restoring Community Vitality
- Grant Amount $1,000,000
- Grant Period March 1, 2015–December 31, 2019
- Location Flint, MI, United States
- Geographic Focus Flint
About this grant
This grant increase will support renovations to the historic Capitol Theatre in downtown Flint and its reopening as a live entertainment venue. Built in 1928, the theater is an important undeveloped asset in the downtown core area that, once restored, will complement and enhance other efforts to revitalize downtown Flint and reduce urban blight. Once fully operational, the theater has the capacity to attract between 60,000 and 80,000 visitors annually. The Flint Cultural Center Corporation, the supported organization of the Flint Cultural Center Foundation, will partner with the Uptown Reinvestment Corporation to redevelop and operate the theater.