Grants

The FTA has announced new funding (albeit, a small amount) through the "Transit-Oriented Development Planning Pilot Program."
Sep 11, 2014   Transportation for America
ArtPlace America has announced the 54 recipients (out of over 1200 applicants) for its most recent round of creative placemaking grants. The $15.2 million in grants will support projects in 44 communities and a statewide project in Connecticut.
May 20, 2013   NRDC Switchboard Blog
Ronda Kaysen reports on the growing trend in transforming brownfield sites in disadvantaged communities into health centers, "in essence taking a potential source of health problems for a community and turning it into a place for health care."
Dec 13, 2012   The New York Times
HUD has awarded $98 million to 45 regions throughout the country in an effort to spur more sustainability planning efforts.
Oct 18, 2010   Next American City
A group in Detroit has begun an effort to sell of one-inch parcels of land in the city for $1.
Oct 13, 2010   Boing Boing
Filmmakers are calling on state officials in Michigan to extend the state's grant program that provides up to 42% of production costs simply for filming in Michigan.
Nov 23, 2009   The Detroit Free Press