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Ruth Mott Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

The foundation's mission is to advocate, stimulate, and support community vitality. Its commitment is to base the foundation in its home community of Flint, Michigan.


Established in 1989 in MI - The Ruth Mott Foundation established its grantmaking programs in January 2001 with four trustees and two staff members, and just two months later, rolled out its first docket of grants: $1,291,014 was paid to 32 organizations. At the same time, Applewood, the historic estate of CS and Ruth Mott which is operated by the Foundation, is responsible for maintaining the home, grounds and outbuildings, and for coordinating public events on the property.


Ruth Mott Foundation

Independent foundation



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111 E. Court St., Ste. 3C Flint, MI United States 48502-1649

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