Neal Hegarty awarded the Alumni Service Award

October 3, 2021

Neal Hegarty, an MSU Public Policy and Administration Alumnus, is the Mott Foundation’s Vice President of Programs. He oversees grantmaking in the Flint-based Foundation’s four program areas and works closely with
both senior management and program staff in designing and implementing the Foundation’s grantmaking strategies. Throughout his career, Hegarty has been an active and enthusiastic participant on
many committees and boards. Currently, he serves as a trustee of Candid, a nonprofit organization formed
as a result of the recent merger of the Foundation Center and GuideStar. He is a member of the Michigan Office of Foundation Liaison Advisory Committee and has served on the Michigan State University Political Science Advisory Board. Additionally, Hegarty has served as an advocate for the Michigan State University
Masters of Public Policy Program, InnovateGov Program, and the Flint Community Initiative Program.