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Partner With Wayne Metro

If you are an organization, agency, business or local leader within Wayne County who is striving to make a positive impact on the community, Wayne Metro would love to partner with you!

Read below for more information about grant opportunities, the forms of support available for community events, and how to learn more about Wayne Metro’s Regional Advisory Council.

Regional Advisory Council

Wayne Metro’s Regional Advisory Councils (RACs) are comprised of Residential, Organizational, and Consumer community representatives who serve as consumer advisory board members to the Agency.

Regional Advisory Councils are instrumental in vetting and scoring Seeding Wayne County Grant Proposals submitting in their region. RAC Members also make up one-third of the Wayne Metro Board of Directors.

Grant Opportunities

Seeding Wayne County

Supporting Wayne County-based organizations that share the common goal of addressing the causes and conditions of poverty in their community.

Detroit Residents First Fund

The Detroit Residents First Fund (DRFF) is a collaborative effort of private foundations, nonprofits and community leaders whose mission is to support those working to improve Detroit’s neighborhoods for those with the least access to power and social capital.

Neighborhood Beautification Program Grant

The Neighborhood Beautification Program (NBP) grant provides funding to Detroit-based neighborhood associations, block clubs, faith-based organizations, and non-profit organizations that currently own property or purchase Land Bank vacant lots (up to 4) to carry out a project in their community.

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COMMUNITY EVENT SUPPORT

Request Wayne Metro Sponsors Your Community Event

Funding is available for events and/or small scale projects that benefit low-income Wayne County residents and align with Wayne Metro’s mission to eliminate poverty by empowering people and communities to be strong, healthy, and thriving.

Request Wayne Metro Staff Attend Your Community Event

To request Wayne Metro staff and informational resources at your event, please complete the online application:

Request Wayne Metro Sponsors Your Community Event

Applications are closed and we will reopen the sponsorship application tentatively in March 2024.

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