In the Media

Three Design and art events worth checking out in Detroit this week

September 9, 2019

ClickonDetroit reports on Detroit Future City’s involvement in Detroit Design 139’s 2019 Month of Design event. DFC partnered with Detroit Design 139’s month of design to celebrate how the Working with Lots Program is building the capacity for groups to spark community-led transformation projects using design and perennials.   Click here to read the full […]

Capacity-Building Program for Detroit Nonprofits expands with Three-Year Commitment from Knight Foundation

August 21, 2019

Fund at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan will support professional development opportunities for local nonprofits promoting community information and democratic engagement. For DFC, that means training and project-based learning opportunities through Wayne State University's Center for the Study of Citizenship.

Knight Foundation commits $714,000 to expanding capacity-building program for Detroit nonprofits

August 19, 2019

Knight Foundation commits $714,000 to expanding capacity-building program for Detroit nonprofits, including Detroit Future City

Goddeeris: Strategies for reuse of vacant industrial sites

July 22, 2019

Detroit Future City Deputy Director, Tom Goddeeris, wrote a Crain's Detroit Business "Other Voices" piece that suggests three strategies that encourage the reuse of vacant industrial property in ways that will provide jobs and other benefits to city residents.

Jacques: New investment to grow opportunity for Detroiters

June 26, 2019

In her latest article, Ingrid Jacques of the Detroit News talks the need to grow Detroit's neighborhoods and mentions Detroit Future City's "Growing Detroit's African-American Middle-Class."

Industrial Reports – July 2019

June 25, 2019

Industrial Districts: Rethinking Strategies for Adaptive Reuse Detroit has nearly 900 vacant industrial buildings and sites scattered throughout its extensive network of industrial districts. Innovative strategies will be needed to put these properties back into productive use in ways that promote equitable redevelopment in Detroit’s neighborhoods. In this report, Detroit Future City examines a range […]

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