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committed to fostering health 
equity in Detroit since 2000

Active Living Detroit Mini-Grant Program

two walkersThe Active Living Detroit Mini-Grant Program awards mini-grants of up to $1,000 to Detroiters developing sustainable projects and activities aimed at promoting physical activity and environments that support active living.

Priority is given to projects that:

  • Engage community residents, particularly youth;
  • Support complete streets concepts and implementation; 
  • Incorporate Detroit Greenways; and/or
  • Promote community based change in the built environment to encourage physical activity.

Any neighborhood groups or organization located in the city of Detroit are eligible to apply. This includes, but is not limited to, block clubs, art groups, service organizations, parks and recreational organizations, churches, professional associations, school-based groups, and individuals. Limit to one application per organization.

The Active Living Detroit Mini-Grants Program is a joint project of HEP and of the Detroit Food & Fitness Collaborative. For more information, please contact Cindy Gamboa, Community Outreach Coordinator, at (313) 593-0924 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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