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Community Water Lab

Evergreen Community Development Initiative

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Meeting Evolving Community Needs
  • Grant Amount $70,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2022–December 31, 2022
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

This grant will support the operations of The McKenzie Patrice Croon Flint Community Lab at the Flint Development Center. The grantee, Evergreen Community Development Initiative, operates the Flint Development Center, which is located in a former Flint Community School elementary building. The McKenzie Patrice Croon Flint Community Lab will be equipped with state-of-the-art technology to test water for multiple contaminants. Scientists and staff of the lab, including youth, will work with residents to collect water samples, test for multiple contaminants, provide results and work with households to address any identified issues.