In the Media

Grants to improve vacant lots through sustainability and beautification efforts now open to public

January 29, 2019

Model D covers the Working with Lots 2019 Grant Program, which "seeks to transform vacant lots throughout the city into attractive and useful public spaces that positively impact neighborhoods through community-minded activities and sustainability efforts" by focusing on "eight very specific lot designs."

Detroit Future City awarding $20K grants to build rain gardens, green space

January 24, 2019

Fox 2 Detroit covers the 2019 Working with Lots Grant Program announcement, which awards grants between $5,000 and $19,000 to individuals or groups interested in converting vacant properties into stormwater sinks and rain gardens.

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