Flint's crisis raises questions - and cautions - about the role of philanthropy

April 8, 2016 - Philanthropy News Digest

The Mott Foundation has provided nearly $23 million in support since 2011 to Flint's growing health-and-wellness district. Some of that funding has helped position two anchor institutions in the district, the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and Hurley Children's Center, to lead the new Pediatric Public Health Initiative that will address the many health and behavioral impacts of children's exposure to lead.