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Neighborhood and Community Planning

Genesee County Land Bank Authority

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Restoring Community Vitality
  • Grant Amount $125,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2011–August 31, 2012
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

This grant will support the Genesee County Land Bank Authority’s Clean and Green initiative for the summer of 2011 through the summer of 2012. The grantee is nationally acclaimed as a leader in acquiring and managing vacant properties and restoring them to productive use. Since its inception in 2002, it has acquired more than 13,500 properties, and has a current inventory of 9,600 properties. The grantee’s initiative simultaneously enhances the quality of neighborhoods in Flint and promotes citizen stewardship by engaging neighborhood groups in mowing and maintaining vacant lots and planting gardens.