Vacant Lots Get New Life with Detroit Future City Mini-Grants

February 5, 2016

If you’ve wondered what an empty lot in your neighborhood could be used for, there could be a group of like-minded citizens planning a youth program or a gathering space on that very spot.

Fifteen grassroots organizations from around Detroit received a share of $65,000 in mini-grants from Detroit Future City (DFC) to transform vacant lots. This is part of DFC’s Field Guide to Working with Lots, designed to provide actionable guidance for reinvigorating empty lots in neighborhoods.

Click here to read the full article in Curbed Detroit.