Apply for up to $20,000 to transform vacant land in your Detroit neighborhood

Jan 26th - Feb 18th
Jan 26th - Feb 18th

Detroit Future City (DFC) is pleased to announce a new opportunity that will award grants between $5,000 and $20,000 for the Working with Lots Grant Program. DFC is requesting proposals from businesses, youth development organizations, educational institutions, experienced gardeners, and neighborhood associations to submit a proposal to install one of eight specific Field Guide lot designs.


The eight designs this RFP seeks to fund are the Commercial Curtain, Forest Patcher, Hedge Fund, Holland Maze, Mounds of Fun, Organic Bowl, Perennial Propagator (New) and Storm Soaker (New). To learn more about each design and to identify the lot design for your group, download the design packets located below.


Proposals will be accepted January 26, 2019 – February 18, 2019.

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