About Us

The Detroit Residents First Fund (DRFF) is a pooled fund governed by community leaders, nonprofit intermediaries, which include Wayne Metro Community Action Agency and Community Development Advocates of Detroit, and foundations,  using participatory grant making strategies. 

Organizations included

360 Detroit, Avalon Village, Bailey Park Project, Canfield Consortium, Chadsey Condon Community Organization, Community Movement Builders, Denby Neighborhood Alliance, Force Detroit, Georgia Street Community Collective, In Memory of Community Garden, MECCA Development Corporation, North End Woodward Community Coalition, Southwest Pride, People’s Water Board, We the People of Detroit, Freedom Dreams, Association for the Advancement of Deaf/ Hard of Hearing (AADHH), What About Us Inc, East Davison Village Community Group, S&D PJ Housing, Workin’ Roots and ParkGrove Block Club