Take Action on Air Quality Mini-grant Recipients

2017 Take Action on Air Quality Mini-Grant Recipients

CAPHE’s Take Action on Air Quality Mini-grant Program awarded mini-grants of up to $5,000 to implement pilot projects designed to improve air quality in Detroit neighborhoods.  2017 recipients are:

The Ecology Center 

Breathe Free Detroit

The Ecology Center, in partnership with the East Michigan Environmental Action Council (EMEAC) and the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center, will continue its education and public outreach campaign, Breathe Free Detroit, to mitigate the harm caused by the Detroit Renewable Power trash incinerator.

Detroit Asthma Team (DAT), c/o Green Door Initiative

The DAT will convene a multi-stakeholder planning group for the development of an air quality management plan for facilities which house early childhood education and child care programs throughout Detroit.

Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision (SDEV)

Reducing Deadly Emissions in Detroit

SDEV will launch an anti-idling public awareness and outreach campaign to encourage diesel engine drivers/owners to reduce idling. SDEV will also work to build public awareness of Detroit’s anti-idling ordinance and to improve the ordinance.


Round 2 of the CAPHE Mini-Grant Program will begin mid-January of 2018, please check back for details!