In the Media

Mini-Grant Program Taking on Detroit’s Vacant Lots, One by One

January 25, 2018

Inside Philanthropy recognizes Detroit Future City as a philanthropic organization that is striving to improve quality of life and sustainability in Detroit. DFC’s Kresge-funded Working With Lots Mini-Grant Program focuses on small development and moving funds into neighborhoods to allow Detroiters to reimagine their own land use, using the Field Guide to Working With Lots.

Detroit groups get nearly $100,000 in grants for vacant lot rehab projects

January 17, 2018

Crain’s Detroit Business featured Detroit Future City’s Working With Lots Mini-Grant Program and the 10 recipients that will implement lot designs from the Field Guide to Working with Lots.

10 Detroit Community Groups Get Help Managing Stormwater

January 17, 2018

Next City highlights Detroit Future City’s Working With Lots Mini-Grant Program which awarded 10 Detroit organizations grants to implement lot designs from the Field Guide to Working with Lots.

Kresge Foundation commits $6 million to Detroit neighborhood projects

January 17, 2018

By: Sherri Welch Crain’s Detroit Business highlights the many programs Kresge funds through grants, including DFC’s Working With Lots Mini-Grant Program. Click here to read the full article.    

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