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Dream of Detroit

Detroit, Michigan



This grant provides project support through a planning grant to Dream of Detroit to plan the design of a commercial kitchen and small food-related business development center as part of Round 5 of the Kresge Innovative Projects: Detroit (KIP:D) initiative. Through KIP:D funding, Dream of Detroit will: 1) host and facilitate community listening sessions with the local block club and additional stakeholders and collect data gained utilizing digital tools 2) develop a comprehensive sustainability plan and business model for the center 3) carryout a design and environmental analysis for the commercial kitchen and business development center. Dream of Detroit has worked in Dexter-Linwood neighborhood in westside of the city since 2014, through community empowering and organizing, economic development, and housing development.

Kresge Innovative Projects: Detroit (KIP:D)