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Report: 40 Percent of Detroiters Consider Themselves Entrepreneurs, Many Not Aware of Small Business Resources

June 29, 2020

DBusiness discusses our “Entrepreneurship and Economic Opportunity in Detroit – Perceptions and Possibilities” report. Read the full article here.

HELP WANTED: DFC is Seeking an Administrative Assistant

June 25, 2020

Detroit Future City (DFC) is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant for immediate hire. The Administrative Assistant will assist in the efficient operation of DFC, such as greeting office visitors and callers, coordinating the Executive Director’s calendar, and assisting with a variety of administrative tasks. This position is full time and includes benefits with a competitive […]

Detroit Future City Reaches 50-Grantee Milestone for Vacant Land Revitalization

June 22, 2020

This year, Detroit Future City (DFC) will award over $50,000 in grants to eight Detroit-based organizations to support transforming vacant Detroit land into well-maintained landscapes. Since beginning its Working with Lots Program in 2016, DFC has awarded grants to 50 different organizations, including this year’s grantees. The Working with Lots program provides technical assistance, education […]

Partners see life after pandemic for Detroit Means Business effort

June 19, 2020

Annalise Frank of Crain’s Detroit Business details, which serves as a tool for Detroit small businesses who are seeking information on grants, safety equipment suppliers, webinars, guidelines for reopening and advice. Detroit Future City is among the 30+ organizations who are involved with this project. Click here to read the full article.

A Message from Anika Goss

June 4, 2020

Here, in the United States, we have chosen to systematically perpetuate slavery 150 years after the Emancipation Proclamation. We have created an entire population of second class citizens who legally have had to fight in court to be recognized as full humans and as citizens and, for the right to vote and be educated; for […]

DFC Strategic Framework

The Blueprint for Detroit's Future
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Growing Detroit's African-American Middle Class

A deep dive look into the growth, attraction & retention of the middle-class households.
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Detroit Property Owner's Guide to Bioretention

Manage stormwater on a non-residential property.
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The Field Guide to Working with Lots

View the full, interactive Field Guide online now.
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