Detroit Community Development Awards
First established in 2001, the annual Detroit Community Development Awards honor the hardworking residents, small business owners, real estate developers, organizations and others whose vision and leadership transform their communities into good places to live, work, do business, and raise families. Their work has blossomed into bright signs of economic recovery, the resurgence of safe and healthy neighborhoods, and hope on of the faces of those people who call Detroit home. Nominations and sponsorships opportunities are now open for the 2019 Detroit Community Development Awards! Please submit all of your nominations here. You can find information about sponsorships here. If you have questions about the awards, please contact Jessica Hinton at email@example.com or 313-265-2891.
Community Strategy of the Year winner David Tobar of the Eastern Market 2025 with Cinnaire CEO, Mark McDaniel
Distinction in Placemaking winner Woodbridge Neighborhood Development Corporation for Summer in Scripps! with CDAD Executive Director, Sarida Scott
Distinguished Pro Bono Service Provider winner, Bodman PLC with MCR CEO Shamyle Dobbs
Excellence in Real Estate Winner Wellington Square with Cinnaire CEO Mark McDaniel
Exemplary Neighborhood Leadership Award Winner, Dr. Shaun S. Nethercott
Youth Spirit of Community Award Winner, Alexandra Delgado-Feliciano
Youth Spirit of Community Award Winner, Deatrinna Hawkins
Champion for Financial Empowerment Winner, United Community Housing Coalition
Community Development Organization of the Year Award Winner, Bridging Communities, Inc.
Community Development Partner Award Winner, DTE Gas President and COO, Mark Stiers with LISC Detroit Executive Director, Tahirih Ziegler
What's an award ceremony without a selfie?
1 / 15 Congratulations to the 2018 winners!
Champion for Financial Empowerment –
United Community Housing Coalition
Community Development Organization of the Year–
Bridging Communities, Inc.
Community Strategy of the Year –
Eastern Market 2025
Distinction in Placemaking –
Summer in Scripps!
Distinguished Pro Bono Service Provider –
Excellence in Real Estate Development –
Exemplary Neighborhood Leadership Award –
Dr. Shaun Nethercott
Youth Spirit of Community Award – Deatrianna Hawkins / Alexandra Delgado-Feliciano
At this year's ceremony, there was an interactive station that allowed guests to talk about their experiences in community development. Please check out the heartfelt videos from the guests