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Capacity Building

Communities First

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Restoring Community Vitality
  • Grant Amount $250,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2023–December 31, 2023
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

This grant will help to build the staff capacity of Communities First, a nonprofit housing developer and community development agency in Flint. The grantee’s mission is to promote and provide an improved quality of life for residents of distressed communities through economic development and affordable housing solutions. This grant will partially fund staff positions related to real estate development projects, finance and fund development, marketing and family and community engagement programs, along with office technology upgrades and predevelopment expenses..