EIN 38-1211227

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

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The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation is a private foundation that made 1,072 grants last year. The Foundation's purpose is to use technology to improve afterschool programs. Flint District Library is a grantee of the Foundation.
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Mizzen by Mott is an education technology organization founded as a direct charitable activity of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation and its affiliated entity, Mott afterschool app llc, as a project of the advancing afterschool initiative. It is dedicated to creating high-quality and engaging afterschool learning experiences for youth in grades k-12. Mizzen's free digital library of lesson plans and teaching resources offers educators, mentors, coaches, and facilitators with a growing collection of curricula and activities that spark curiosity, joy, and a love of learning in youth. Additionally, mizzen offers professional development opportunities that prepare afterschool educators to teach effectively.
Afterschool technical assistance collaborative and statewide afterschool networks. This direct charitable activity (dca) helped to further the Foundation's efforts to provide technical assistance to the statewide afterschool networks. Through this dca, the Foundation commissioned a consultant to: 1) facilitate the coordination of the afterschool technical assistance collaborative; 2) work with fowlerhoffman and the Foundation to support the use and implementation of the network self-assessment tool and learning recovery strategies; 3) monitor and track the challenges and accomplishments of the statewide afterschool networks; and 4) provide direct technical assistance to the statewide afterschool networks.
The office of Foundation liaison (ofl) was established in 2003 at the suggestion of Michigan philanthropic leaders. The office helps develop strategic partnerships between the state of Michigan and foundations in order to create better outcomes for Michigan citizens within a commonly defined set of agendas. Ofl has received funding from 22 Michigan foundations as well as in-kind support from the state government. Its goals are to: 1) promote mutual understanding and collaboration between state government and foundations and to identify strategic opportunities for partnering; 2) serve as a trusted source of data, information and dialogue about programs, policy impacts and policy implementation options; and 3) facilitate strategic joint investments that will improve outcomes for Michigan and its residents. Since its inception, ofl has secured more than $150 million in foundation/government partnerships.
The Foundation received monies from other charitable organizations under an agreement to regrant these monies to third party grantees for charitable purposes consistent with the Foundation's own grantmaking objectives.

Grants made by Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Community Foundation of Greater Flint (CFGF)To Support the Long-Term Operations and Maintenance of the First State Park in Genesee County for Residents To Engage in Safe and Healthy Recreational Activities.$18,000,000
The Flint Young Men's Christian Association of Flint MichiganTo Support the Construction of A Mixed-Use Facility To Provide Affordable Housing and Health and Wellness Opportunities for Flint Area Residents.$11,000,000
Sister Cities of FlintTo Support the Renovation and Construction of New Facilities for the Community Center at Berston Field House To Enhance the Health, Recreational and Educational Programming for Flint Residents.$10,000,000
...and 737 more grants made totalling $134,557,959

Who funds Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Council of Michigan FoundationsOffice of the Foundation Liaison Support$158,000

Personnel at Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Ridgway H. WhiteChairman$699,996
Jay C FlahertyVice President and Chief Information Officer / Vice President - - Investments and Chief Investment Officer$1,585,558
Michael L WrightChief Technology Officer / Information Services Manager$280,970
Kathryn A ThomasVice President - Communications / Vice President - - Communications$347,124
Mary GailbreathVice President - Administration - Treasurer$448,925
...and 7 more key personnel

Financials for Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Investment income and dividends$25,663,642
Net rental income$-1,822,242
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-24,490,262
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$107,613,073
Total revenues$109,597,876

Form 990s for Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-11-13990PFView PDF
2021-122022-11-14990PFView PDF
2020-122021-11-12990PFView PDF
2019-122021-06-11990PFView PDF
2018-122020-01-09990PFView PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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Data update history
January 18, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2022
January 14, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
December 28, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
July 28, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2021
July 13, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
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General information
503 S Saginaw St 1200
Flint, MI 48502
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Flint, MI
Genesee County, MI
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(810) 238-5651
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T20: Private Foundations
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813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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