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DFC Awards Nearly $100k to Help Detroiters Revitalize Vacant Land | Introduced New Stormwater Credit Track

January 16, 2018

Detroit – Detroit Future City (DFC) has awarded grants to 10 grassroots organizations amounting to $97,500 to help implement lot designs from the organization’s Field Guide to Working with Lots. The mini-grant program, in its third year, introduced a new aspect to the program to build the capacity of non-residential building owners to manage stormwater […]

DFC Sets Five-Year Plan, Bringing Research & Advocacy to Strategic Framework Implementation

November 10, 2017

DETROIT –  Detroit Future City (DFC) released a five-year strategic plan that brings a think-tank approach with research, advocacy and programs to galvanize Detroiters and stakeholders in continued implementation of the 2013 Strategic Framework.  The organization will focus on three priority areas – community and economic development, land use and sustainability, and publications. “As the […]

DFC Releases ‘139 Square Miles,’ an In-Depth Data Report on the City

August 20, 2017

Detroit – Today, Detroit Future City (DFC) released “139 Square Miles,” a comprehensive citywide data report on Detroit that is the first report of its kind by the organization since the 2012 release of the noted “DFC Strategic Framework Plan,” a 50-year vision for the city. This new report shows that, for the first time […]

Detroit Future City Taps Detroit Community Development Veteran Tom Goddeeris to Join its Team

March 20, 2017

The Detroit Future City (DFC) Implementation Office announced, today, that Tom Goddeeris will serve as director of community and economic development, after a noted 25-plus years leading the Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation (GRDC).

Detroit Future City Awards Second Year of Mini-Grants to Help Detroiters Revitalize Vacant Land with Field Guide Tool

January 12, 2017

The Detroit Future City (DFC) Implementation Office has awarded 10 Detroit-based community organizations a share of $65,000 in mini-grants to implement lot designs from the DFC Field Guide to Working with Lots.

Detroit Future City’s “The Buzz” Empowers Barbers and Mowers To Collaboratively Design Detroit’s Vacant Land

July 15, 2016

The Detroit Future City (DFC) Implementation Office’s Knight Cities Challenge winning initiative “The Buzz” will put the collaborative work of barbers and mowers – institutions and leaders in Detroit’s neighborhoods – on display in a “mow and show” on Monday, July 18th.

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