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Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

To support efforts that promote a just, equitable and sustainable society with the primary focus on civil society, the environment, the area of Flint, MI and poverty. The foundation makes grants for a variety of purposes within these program areas including: philanthropy and voluntarism; assisting emerging civil societies in Central/Eastern Europe, Russia and South Africa; conservation of fresh water ecosystems in North America; reform of international finance and trade; improving the outcomes for children, youth and families at risk of persistent poverty; education and neighborhood and economic development. The foundation also makes grants to strengthen the capacity of local institutions in its home community of Flint, MI.


Incorporated in 1926 in MI - Founded by the late automobile industry pioneer Charles Stewart Mott. Mott was one of the original partners in the creation of General Motors Corp., and served on the board of directors until 1973. In addition, he served as the mayor of Flint, Michigan, for two non-consecutive terms


Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Independent foundation




503 S Saginaw St, Ste 1200 Flint, MI United States 48502

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