EIN 47-5050055

Detroit Future City

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
15
Year formed
2014
Most recent tax filings
2020-12-01
Description
The organization is committed to advancing the quality of life for all detroiters. This is accomplished in partnership with residents, as well as public and private stakeholders, through evidence-based strategies to promote innovative land use, sustai...
Also known as...
Detroit Strategic Framework
Total revenues
$2,646,107
2020
Total expenses
$2,544,328
2020
Total assets
$2,604,618
2020
Num. employees
15
2020

Program areas at Detroit Future City

Center for equity, engagement, and research - through the center, dfc conducts and publishes research regarding equitable economic development, and engages with community stakeholders to inform and disseminate research findings. In 2020, the center published reports regarding small business activity in Detroit and the impact of the covid-19 pandemic on the local community. A project was initiated to identify a set of economic equity indicators that can be measured and tracked to assess trends toward greater equity over time. More than 500 stakeholders were engaged to help define what is meant by "economic equity and to select appropriate indicators.
Working with lots - this program supports the installation, activation, and maintenance of vacant lots utilizing the "field guide to working with lots" tool and providing financial and technical assistance to community organizations for implementation. In 2020, the program assisted 13 community organizations to transform vacant lots across the City of Detroit from a community liability to an asset. In addition, 10 informational workshops were held on topics related to vacant lot reclamation that were attended by dozens of community members and community organization representatives.
Land and water works coalition - this is a coalition of non-profit organizations led by dfc to provide education to community residents regarding land and water stewardship and green stormwater infrastructure ("gsi"). The program promotes healthy and equitable communities through sustainable land and water use practices. In 2020, the program engaged 12,216 residents and property owners through direct engagement activities via dfc's ambassador program, educational workshops, and demonstration projects, including the land and water works rain garden demonstration program, native landscapes workshop, and gsi bike tours.

Grants made by Detroit Future City

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Sierra Club FoundationSupport A Specific Project Related Directly To Land and Water Works$55,591
The Greening of DetroitSupport A Specific Project Related Directly To Land and Water Works$52,541
Friends of the RougeSupport A Specific Project Related Directly To Land and Water Works$38,716
...and 13 more grants made

Who funds Detroit Future City

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Kresge FoundationThis Grant Provides General Operating Support To Detroit Strategic Framework, Inc., the Independent Nonprofit Organization Established in 2016 As the Home for the Detroit Future City Implementation Office.$500,000
Kresge FoundationThis Grant Provides General Operating Support To Detroit Strategic Framework, Inc., the Independent Nonprofit Organization That Is the Home for the Detroit Future City Implementation Office.$500,000
Fred A and Barbara M Erb Family FoundationGrant$500,000
...and 3 more grants received

Personnel at Detroit Future City

NameTitleCompensation
Anika Goss-FosterExecutive Director$202,435
Sustainable LandscapesManager
Wendy JacksonChair$0
Dave BlaszkiewiczTreasurer$0
Alice ThompsonVice - Chair$0
...and 1 more key personnel

Financials for Detroit Future City

RevenuesFYE 12/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,582,948
Program services$63,159
Investment income and dividends$0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$2,646,107

Form 990s for Detroit Future City

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122021-08-05990View PDF
2019-122020-10-14990View PDF
2018-122019-12-16990View PDF
2017-122018-12-22990View PDF
2016-122017-12-27990View PDF
Data update history
September 8, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 4 new vendors, including , , , and
May 9, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 13 new personnel
March 29, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
March 29, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $500,000 from Kresge Foundation
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsBusiness and community development organizationsCharities
Issues
Community improvement
Characteristics
Political advocacyState / local levelReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
Address
2990 West Grand Blvd No 2
Detroit, MI 48202
Metro area
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI
Website URL
detroitfuturecity.com/ 
Phone
(313) 259-4407
IRS details
EIN
47-5050055
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
2014
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
S20: Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent
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