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UM-Flint receives federal grant to boost economic development


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In The News Nonprofits are known to rely on social events for fundraising, which can present obstacles with social distancing efforts taking priority for Covid-19 responses.

Community Foundation announces relief fund for local nonprofits


Feature Story In the face of the city’s population decline, Flint leaders and businesses are coming together to make sure everyone is informed and gets counted.
Feature Story Vantrell Erving poses with models for his SIAK clothing brand. SIAK The Brand has been featured in fashion shows and collaborations since 2018.
In The News With 56 active projects, the Ferris Wheel provides assessments, research, and work space to entrepreneurs all over the city.

The Ferris Wheel awarded for growing Flint entrepreneurship


Feature Story kids in pilot school

New pilot program offered to Genesee County kids


In The News A $36,000 grant from the MEDC will help ready the former Flint Delphi East property for redevelopment.

Former Flint Delphi site being readied for redevelopment


In The News William S. White receiving the first-ever Philanthropy Compass Prize from the European Foundation Centre in 2009. Photo by Andreas Franke.

Thank you, Bill White. For everything.


In The News Jon Hardman (left) and Nikhil Mukkamala combined talents and tradition to start a new Flint food truck, Naan Stop

Naan Stop looks to build food truck culture in Flint


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$200,000 headed to Flint to support neighborhood small businesses


In The News Wanda Bigelow with her husband, Jay, after receiving the "Shining Star" Award.

Work on Flint-area apprenticeship program wins statewide honor


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