DEADLINE DETROIT - January 12, 2015  [DETROIT]
Twenty-five applicants Detroit are finalists in the Knight Cities Challenge, a new three-year project to support urban innovations. This city has the most finalists nationwide.

Those in the running for grants this spring include the Michigan Historic Preservation Network, ARISE Detroit, Detroit Future City, Crain's, Neighbors Building Brightmoor, Detroit Experience Factory and Detroit Riverfront Conservancy.

"We think these finalists will spark an exciting conversation about what’s possible in Detroit," says Alexander Tucciarone, a publicist for the Miami-based foundation. READ MORE...