YouthQuest Afterschool Program participants(FLINT, Mich., Feb. 4, 2014) -- The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce wants to thank federal, state, regional and local funders for their support during 2013. Grant funds supported economic development efforts, regional economic partnerships, the YouthQuest Afterschool Program, TeenQuest employment preparedness training, Summer Youth Initiative (SYI) work experience program and the Shared Services Center.

“We want to acknowledge our benefactors for their generosity and vision,” said Tim Herman, Chamber CEO. “Their support enables the Chamber to deliver great service to our members and serve in a leadership role in the reinvention of Flint and Genesee County. It is truly an investment in the growth and revitalization of our community.”

Funders to the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce in 2013 included:

  • Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
  • Ruth Mott Foundation
  • J. P Morgan Chase Foundation
  • The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)
  • U. S. Department of Commerce - Economic Development Administration (EDA)
  • Community Foundation of Greater Flint
  • Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR)
  • Michigan Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
  • Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)
  • A.G. Bishop Charitable Trust
  • Loeb Trust
  • Zonta