The Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation (GRDC) works to preserve and revitalize the Grandmont Rosedale communities of northwest Detroit. We are a non-profit organization formed and operated by neighborhood residents who care about our community and want to see it maintained as a great place to live and do business. More Less
Through our Housing Development Program, we purchase and renovate vacant homes, assist low income homeowners with home repairs, and build new housing on vacant lots.Through our Commercial Revitalization Program we are breathing new life into the Grand River Commercial corridor.Through our Neighborhood Beautification Program we are mobilizing volunteers and other resources to plant trees, install neighborhood signs and rid our community of graffiti and other blight.
Our AccomplishmentsHere is a brief summary of our accomplishments so far:54 vacant houses renovated and sold to new home owners.95 home improvement loans and grants made to low income home owners.4 vacant commercial buildings renovated.37 facade grants made to businesses, improving 78 of the 140 businesses on Grand River.7 neighborhood parks and school playgrounds renovated.Graffiti removed from over 500 buildings through our ongoing Graffiti Busters campaign.Hundreds of volunteers mobilized annually for neighborhood clean up and beautification projects.