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University Avenue and Downtown Blight Removal

Foundation for the Uptown Reinvestment Corporation

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Restoring Community Vitality
  • Grant Amount $525,000
  • Grant Period August 1, 2023–July 31, 2025
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

The Foundation for the Uptown Reinvestment Corporation is a supporting organization to the Uptown Reinvestment Corporation and a public charity that works to improve the quality of life of Flint residents. The grantee’s downtown revitalization efforts and investment in infrastructure provide people with access to jobs, food, health care and other essential services. This grant will support the demolition of blighted structures and improved safety for University Avenue and downtown residents and college students living in the area.