Community Journalism Training for Detroit Residents This grant will help Planet Detroit launch a community journalism training program. In this program, Planet Detroit will train community reporters to report on sustainability issues in their neighborhoods and communities, such as local food production and security, vacant lot and alley activation, housing rehabilitation and development, and habitat
DPSCD’s Horticulture Program This grant will provide one year of supplemental salary support for a horticulture teacher at Randolph Career and Technical Center. The Randolph CTE provides high school students with a career pathway education program that includes hands-on learning, job shadowing, project learning, apprenticeships, and certifications in various fields, including horticulture.
Detroit Sugarbush This grant will support a partnership between Black to the Land Coalition, a team of urban Indigenous leaders, the City of Detroit, and other local organizations that are creating an urban sugarbush in Rouge Park. The purpose of the sugarbush is to connect Detroiters to Indigenous experts in the cultural tradition of making
GO GREEN Botanical Garden This grant will support a partnership between Detroit Hives, MSU’s Detroit Partnership for Food Learning and Innovation (DPFLI), and DPFLI’s neighbors in Detroit that will design, plan, and implement a community pollinator garden. The garden will include more than 300 seasonal perennials, an integrated pest management plan, and educational signage. Detroit
Ford House Conservation Fellowship Program Ford House will use this grant to support the development of a new conservation/curator fellowship at the Ford House designed to employ individuals from war-torn nations (e.g., Afghanistan and Ukraine). The fellowship will broaden the experience of scholars from other lands and will facilitate the preservation and conservation of the
Boosting Participation of Students in the Metro Detroit Region in the Year-Long Michigan History Day Competition This grant will contribute to a collaborative effort to increase Detroit region student participation in the year-long Michigan History Day academic competition program for grades 4-12. More than 5,000 students participate in the program across the state, but Detroit