Veteran Program Funding Opportunities

Equipment Yard Compound: 40k  - currently $12,500 raised. Shop to store tools, heavy equipment, trailers, and maintain vehicles. Veterans Green Farm: 10k of 60k matching grant. 40ft Shipping Container, hydroponic farming with LED lights running off solar charged batteries.  We are raising the remaining funds to build the foundation and decking paint the container with our graphics before delivery by April, … Continue reading Veteran Program Funding Opportunities

Biodiesel 101: Think Small

Springboard Biodiesel, makes automated biodiesel processing equipment which, because they are small and will fit nearly anywhere, will convert used cooking oils into biodiesel fuel for 95 cents per gallon.  95 cents per gallon is the cost of the other inputs and the electricity required to make a clean-burning fuel that emits 90% less CO2 and … Continue reading Biodiesel 101: Think Small

Demolition Recon for Blight Busters

Today I went into an abandoned building in order to gain measurements for an assessment for Motor City Blight Busters. To properly assess the cost of debris and damage removal, accurate floor plans are required. Using a laser measurer and a clipboard, I created field sketches with accurate annotations. This information will be used to … Continue reading Demolition Recon for Blight Busters

Veterans Village Detroit

The Veterans Green Village & Blight Buster Detroit Training Center Mission:Offering veterans community reintegration support for personal growth and professional development in a welcoming environment, with housing, food, transportation, community service opportunities, job training and small sustainable business incubation support. Goal:Partner with community, industry, government and NGOs to support veterans transitioning into civilian life while strengthening their … Continue reading Veterans Village Detroit