APPLY FOR THE
DETROIT BLACK FARMER LAND FUND

2021 DETROIT BLACK FARMER
LAND FUND APPLICATION

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED


These funds are specifically targeted to Black growers in the cities of Detroit, Highland Park and Hamtramck to purchase land they are currently farming or plan to farm on. Funds may be used for land purchases as well as infrastructure or improvements. Funds will be dispensed directly to the Detroit Land Bank Authority (DLBA) for land purchases, and/or directly to contractors for infrastructure funds, with a signed purchase agreement or other proof of impending purchase.

It is the intention of the Detroit Black Farmer Land Fund (DBFLF) to rebuild inter-generational land ownership for Black farmers in Detroit and applicants should share that mission. DBFLF awardees will be expected to use any funding for land purchased and/or infrastructure project for gardening, farming. or other agricultural purposes for at least the next five years.

 

For more information on this application and how your responses will be weighted please review the DBFLF FAQ sheet or join us for an informational webinar.

TO COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION, YOU MUST UPLOAD THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:

  • Plot Plan

  • Budget for your Land/Infrastructure Project

  • Letter of Support

  • Photos or Video of your Farm/Garden, optional


TIMELINE


If you have any additional questions or need to send additional application materials, email detroitblackfarmerlandfund@gmail.com