In the Media

In the Media

Co.act Detroit awards $1.4 million in pilot round of funding

July 22, 2020

Crain’s Detroit Business announces Co.Act’s 2020 grants to fund pilot programs. Among the grantees is DFC’s Detroit Neighborhood Housing Compact convening of 80 public, private, nonprofit and philanthropic stakeholders to work together to strengthen the single-family housing delivery system. Click here to read the full article.

Small businesses get support with the introduction of the BIG Series

July 7, 2020

The HUB Flint mentions data from the “Entrepreneurship & Economic Opportunity in Detroit: Perceptions and Possibilities” report as part of the Inter-Faith Small Business Alliance’s new webinar series announcement. Click here to read the full article.

Detroit Future City Releases Report Outlining Detroit’s Challenges, In And Beyond COVID-19

July 6, 2020

The Michigan Chronicle details DFC’s “COVID-19: Future Resilience Demands Greater Equity Today” special research report in its daily news coverage. Click here to read the full article.

Detroit Future City Appoints Director to Run its Center for Equity, Engagement and Research

July 2, 2020

Corp! Magazine announces Ashley Clark’s announcement in its digital Break Room. Click here to read the full article.

Detroit Strategic Framework

The DFC Strategic Framework, a shared vision for Detroit’s future, is the result of a massive, citywide public-engagement effort. It recommends a series of ideas, strategies and approaches on how to best use the city’s abundance of land, create job growth and economic prosperity, ensure vibrant neighborhoods, build an infrastructure that serves citizens at a reasonable cost, and maintain the high level of community engagement integral to the long-term revitalization of Detroit.
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The Field Guide to Working with Lots

The Field Guide to Working with Lots is a user-friendly tool to connect Detroit residents, businesses, and institutions to resources to learn, collaborate, and better practice land stewardship in Detroit. This step-by-step guide provides readers with instructions on how to transform vacant land in their neighborhoods into 38 landscape designs ranging from installation by beginning gardeners to professional contractors. View the interactive guide now.
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The State of Economic Equity

Detroit Future City’s (DFC) report, “The State of Economic Equity in Detroit,” illustrates the deep disparities that persist in Detroit and provides recommendations that provide a path to an economically equitable Detroit in which all Detroiters are meeting their unique needs, prospering, and fully and fairly participating in all aspects of economic life within a thriving city and region.
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