DFC Announced Working with Lots Mini-Grant Winners in Year-Three

DFC awarded nearly $100,000 to help Detroiters implement lot designs from the Field Guide to Working with Lots and introduced a new aspect to the program to build the capacity of non-residential building owners to manage stormwater runoff on their properties.

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Land + Water WORKS Ambassador Program

The Land + Water WORKS Coalition is currently seeking neighborhood leaders from across the city of Detroit to serve as Land + Water WORKS Ambassadors.

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Green Culture Shift – Embracing Open Space

Read DFC’s latest special report about our efforts to demonstrate how Detroit’s vast amount of vacant land can be transformed into an open space asset that will enhance health, well-being and economic vitality in the city.

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DFC Five-Year Strategic Plan

The DFC Five-Year Strategic Plan crystalizes the strategies the organization will lead to move the framework forward. The strategic plan focuses on four key areas driven by key principles and shared values.

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139 Square Miles Report

Detroit Future City’s 139 Square Miles report is a comprehensive, citywide, data-driven report that focuses on four key areas: population, people, economy and place.

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Through the shared vision of the Strategic Framework, the Detroit Future City (DFC) is committed to advancing the quality of life for all Detroiters.
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Detroit Future City’s 139 Square Miles

Detroit Future City’s (DFC) 139 Square Miles report is the first comprehensive, citywide, data-driven report that our organization has produced for Detroit since 2012, when we released the DFC Strategic Framework, the 50-year shared vision for the city’s future. This report focuses on four key areas: population, people, economy and place. This report shows that for the first time in 60 years, Detroit is moving toward population growth, with the economy on the rise and neighborhoods beginning to stabilize.

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