Do It For Detroit Fund to Award Environmental Micro-Grants

April 3, 2013 | Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit

YOUR VOTE COUNTS  Sunday, April 14 at Detroit Farm and Garden (1759 21st St.)  Join the conversation, meet the people working to build a greater, greener Detroit and be there to cast your vote when The Do It For Detroit Fund (Di4D) hosts its second round of micro-grant competitions on Sunday, April 14th at Detroit Farm and Garden from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Three finalists will vie for your vote to receive grants ranging from $500 to $3000 for projects demonstrating a strong environmental impact as well as the capacity to meaningfully engage volunteers in support of their work.

Check the Do It For Detroit Fund Facebook page for updates on finalists will be announced soon.

Administered by CommunityNEXT (a division of NEXTGen Detroit at the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit), and in partnership with the national Jewish service organization Repair the World, the Do It For Detroit Fund provides micro-grants, ranging from $500-$3,000 to support grassroots initiatives aimed at promoting positive social change in Detroit.

The funding for the Do It For Detroit Fund came from the fundraising efforts during the Pitch for Detroit softball tournament in August 2012. Full story at myJewishDetroit

For more information, please contact Josh Kanter

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