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Ten Foundations Commit $125 Million in Support of Flint

Foundation Center 3 June 2016

The Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Charles Stewart Mott, FlintNOW, Ford, Hagerman, Kresge, Robert Wood Johnson,Ruth Mott, Skillman, and W.K. Kellogg foundations have announced a commitment of nearly $125 million to support health, education, and economic development initiatives in Flint, Michigan. The ten philanthropies …

Flint’s crisis raises questions — and cautions — about the role of philanthropy

Foundation Center 27 April 2016

The public health crisis in Flint, Michigan, continues to unfold before the eyes of the world. For nearly eighteen months, water drawn from the Flint River was sent without proper treatment into the city’s infrastructure, …