Sustainable Redevelopment in detroit


The Cedar Tree Foundation has an interest in sustainable redevelopment in Detroit, including projects and efforts around urban agriculture, sustainable food systems, economic redevelopment and more.  Please see below for a current list of grantees.  We are currently thinking and learning about 20 Minute Cities and community development and how these concepts might be applicable in Detroit.  If your organization is working on these issues, please fill out the LOI form below.  We will review submissions on an on-going basis and be in touch with questions or to request a full proposal.  If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Cedar Tree's Grants and Communications Manager, Dana Karlsson Campion.


Current Grants List:

Detroit Food & Entrepreneurship Academy for general support, $12,000

Detroit Food Policy Council for general support, $10,000

Doing Development Differently in Metro Detroit for general support, $10,000

FoodLab Detroit for general support, $10,000

Keep Growing Detroit for general support, $12,000

Michigan Environmental Council for project support for Zero Waste Detroit, $8,000

Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order for project support for Earthworks Urban Farm, $12,000


Letter Of Inquiry Form:  Sustainable Redevelopment in Detroit, 2018

Please fill out the form below if your work overlaps with Cedar Tree's current interests.  Any questions as you do so, feel free to reach out to  Thank you in advance for sharing information about your organization with us.

Your Name
Your Name
Please provide a brief summary of your organization and its priorities. (1 paragraph max)
Very briefly, describe the environmental problem that you are addressing. (3 paragraph max)
What impact do you hope to make on that problem (please be specific) (5 paragraphs max)
Briefly describe the work you seek funding for (how will you achieve your intended impact). (5 paragraph max)
What other organizations (if any) do you partner with in your work?
What is your current organizational budget?
If seeking project support, what is your current project support budget?
How much do you request in funding (feel free to include a range)