Foundation: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation; Opportunity: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Homelessness, the environment and the underserved; Geographic Focus: National and Michigan; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies (the foundation made $73 million in grants last year); Deadlines: Rolling.
Summary: The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation is a private, grantmaking foundation based in Flint, MI. Its mission is to support national and international efforts that promote a just, equitable and sustainable society.
- The Foundation’s Environment program primarily funds organizations in the Great Lakes region. It also makes grants to selected organizations internationally that ensure international investment and trade, support sustainable development, and reduce environmental degradation.
- The Flint Area program funds a broad range of projects in Flint and surrounding Genesee County.
- The Pathways Out of Poverty program funds national demonstration projects.
Each of these programs has clearly stated guidelines, and the foundation encourages applicants to review them before submitting a funding request (http://tinyurl.com/qh2haeo).
Info: www.mott.org; Mott Foundation Building, 503 S. Saginaw Street, Suite 1200, Flint, Michigan 48502-1851; Mary A. Gailbreath, director of grants administration, Email: email@example.com or telephone: 810/238-5651.