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Brick + Beam Detroit to Expand Home Repair Classes, Hire Executive Director, with New Funding from Quicken Loans Community Fund and Knight Foundation
DETROIT, November 9, 2018 – Brick + Beam Detroit, a support and education network for Detroit's home rehab community, today announced $150,000 in total grant funding from both the Quicken Loans Community Fund and the Knight Foundation. The grants will support the creation of a full-time Executive Director position, expand and increase the frequency of home repair classes and improve access to information and resources about building rehabilitation in Detroit. Read the full news release here.
Brick + Beam Detroit is a community for property owners, tradespeople, and building rehabbers of all levels. We support rehabilitation and reinvestment in Detroit by sharing knowledge, building talent, and providing access to the resources needed to keep projects moving forward. Brick + Beam's forum connects people interested in rehabbing and reinvesting in Detroit’s buildings with hands-on skills, local tradespeople, resources, advice, and overall moral support needed to get repair projects started -- and to keep them going.
Brick + Beam is a proud 2015 Knight Cities Challenge winner and is made possible by support from the Knight Foundation and Quicken Loans Community Fund. The project is a collaboration among the Michigan Historic Preservation Network, Detroit Future City, and Preservation Detroit, represented and currently led by three of Brick + Beam's original cofounders.
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