Yard Waste Composting Season Begins in the City of Flint!

The 2019 seasonal program for curbside compost collection in the City of Flint began Monday, April 1. Compost material will be picked up every week, on the residents’ regularly scheduled waste collection day. To prepare items for collection, residents should place grass clippings, leaves, and weeds in either brown paper lawn and leaf bags, or …

Flint BRAND and Community Foundation Information Sessions at NEH

The April 10th deadline for the Flint BRAND application is coming up quickly. Mallory Stock will be at the Neighborhood Engagement Hub on Monday, April 8th at 10 a.m. to give an overview of the grant, as well as to clear up any questions on the grant application. Additionally, Lynn Williams from the Community Foundation …

Apply for a Neighborhood Small Grant

The Community Foundation of Greater Flint Neighborhoods Small Grants Program is seeking to fund projects in the following categories: Strengthening Neighborhood Groups/Organizations Creating safe environments Improving neighborhood conditions Creating opportunities for neighbors to connect and engage in community activities Who is eligible to apply? Block Clubs/Neighborhood Associations that have a D.B.A. and Bank Account Faith-Based Organizations …

Volunteers Needed – Stewardship Day is April 27th!

Please join the Flint River Watershed and our partners for Stewardship Day on April 27th from 9AM – Noon. This watershed-wide volunteer event is centered on cleaning up and beautifying  21 sites throughout Lapeer and Genesee counties along local waterways in stewardship of the Flint River. Activities vary at each site and include trash and …

NEWS RELEASE: Shine Your Light during Spring Break in Flint

Flint ReCAST hosts resiliency week for Flint-area residents FLINT, Mich. – The public is invited to a free, family-friendly community event for Flint-area residents during spring break, Wednesday, March 27 through Saturday, March 30, at Flint Southwestern Academy. “Shine Your Light” is the theme for the third annual Resiliency Week and Environmental Justice Summit, offering four days …

Flint BRAND

Genesee County Habitat for Humanity’s Flint BRAND application is now available. The deadline to apply for funding is April 10, 2019. For more information, or to begin the application process, contact Mallory Stock at 810-766-9089 ext. 208 or neighborhoods@geneseehabitat.org. Learn more here

World Water Day Volunteer Opportunity

World Water Day is an annual United Nations observance day that highlights the importance of freshwater. The day is used to advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. The City of Flint will be hosting a citywide water giveaway for World Water Day on March 22, 2019 from 3-7 pm. We are in need …

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