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C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital dedicated in Michigan

Exploratory and Special Projects

C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital dedicated in Michigan

On the occasion of the dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Van Voigtlander Women’s Hospital at the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor, we are publishing an updated version of an article that originally appeared in the August 2005 edition of “Mott Mosaic.”

Statewide Afterschool Networks: A unified approach to change
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Education

Statewide Afterschool Networks: A unified approach to change

Leveraging the best of what works in afterschool policy and practice is the motivating principle behind the Mott Foundation’s national Statewide Afterschool Network initiative. To that end, the Collaborative Communications Group has worked over the past nine years to ensure that the networks are connected, have relevant resources, can share challenges and are recognized for their successes.

Gwynn Hughes discusses Mott’s afterschool funding strategy

Education

Gwynn Hughes discusses Mott’s afterschool funding strategy

In this short Q&A, Gwynn Hughes, who assumed responsibility for Mott’s Learning Beyond the Classroom portfolio less than a year ago, discusses the importance of afterschool programs and the Foundation’s current grantmaking strategies.

From the Mott Archives … Autos not Apples
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Flint Area

From the Mott Archives … Autos not Apples

This article, originally published in the September 1986 edition of the “Mott Exchange” and updated to include a few recent events, takes a brief look at one small part of the ongoing legacy left by our founder, Charles Stewart Mott, and his family.

Tools for revitalizing communities are core of Center’s work

Flint Area

Tools for revitalizing communities are core of Center’s work

Rethinking and reusing existing urban assets, rather than “carving up yet another farm field for development” are definitive steps to creating strong, vibrant and sustainable cities and regions, says Dan Kildee, co-founder of the Center for Community Progress.

Nonprofit sector is asset to Michigan’s economic recovery

Education

Nonprofit sector is asset to Michigan’s economic recovery

The nonprofit sector has long been the “invisible subcontinent” on the economic landscape of the U.S., says Lester M. Salamon, author of a new report entitled Michigan Nonprofit Employment.

From the Grassroots: Understanding the Challenges

Education

From the Grassroots: Understanding the Challenges

Helping people and communities develop the tools to shape their own futures has long been a focus of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.

Organización Comunitaria: La Organización y la Democracia

Education

Organización Comunitaria: La Organización y la Democracia

Ayudar a las personas y las comunidades a desarrollar las herramientas para forjar su propio futuro ha sido siempre un objetivo de la Fundación Charles Stewart Mott.