The Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation is a non-profit, community-based organization working to preserve and improve the Grandmont Rosedale Neighborhoods of northwest Detroit. We take a comprehensive approach to community revitalization, with programs designed to renovate vacant homes, assist local homeowners and businesses, beautify our community and keep our neighborhoods safe and vibrant.
GRDC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ANNOUNCES DEPARTURE AFTER 25 YEARS
GRDC Executive Director Tom Goddeeris will be leaving GRDC after 25 years of service to the Grandmont Rosedale neighborhoods to take a new position as Community and Economic Development Director for Detroit Future City. GRDC has begun a search for a new Executive Director and Tom will assist with the transition over the next several weeks. Read a statement from Renee Kent, GRDC Board President concerning the transition here.
POSITION OPENING: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
GRDC is currently seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director. Executive Director is the chief executive officer of the corporation and reports directly to the Board of Directors.
Competitive candidates will have five or more years of experience in a leadership role within the non-profit, community development or related sectors. Proven experience with fundraising, personnel management, financial management, effective communication and strategic planning is a must. Experience with single family housing renovation, home ownership programs, commercial revitalization, retail or mixed use development and/or other types of real estate development projects is strongly desired. All candidates must also have a passion for neighborhood development in Detroit and a strong commitment to working cooperatively with grass-roots leaders and organizations to affect community change.
CALL FOR ARTISTS: GRANDcorridor Beautification Project
Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation is pleased to announce that we are accepting proposals from artists to design/install THREE NEW MURALS on Grand River businesses through March 31st! You can find a Call to Artists document by clicking here, which invites artists to submit up to three proposals (1 per mural concept).
LATEST GRDC NEWSLETTER
Community Security Initiative -- Safety is important to everyone, no matter where they live. GRDC is coordinating efforts to improve public safety across our five neighborhoods. Contact Community Security Manager Chelsea Neblett at
For General Information Contact:
Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation
19800 Grand River
Detroit, MI 48223
GRDC IN THE NEWS
* The Neighborhood of Choice(Article is on page 25.)
* Michigan Radio - development group having success attracting new residents
Award Winning Community Development
GRDC is recognized as a leader in Detroit’s community development industry and consistently delivers award-winning programs to serve the residents and businesses of Grandmont Rosedale. In the last three years, GRDC has won the following award at the annual Detroit Community Development Awards Banquet:
• 2015 Extraordinary Economic Development Award
• 2014 Community Developer of the Year
• 2013 Outstanding Community Safety Program
GRDC was also recently named a finalist for the Best Managed Non-profit Award given annually by Crain’s Detroit Business magazine.
Grandmont Rosedale Quality of Life Plan
Adopted by the community in 2012, the Grandmont Rosedale Quality of LIfe Plan lays out concrete steps toward improving the quality of life in our community over the next 3-5 years. The plan lays out strategies for neighborhood stabilization, commercial revitalization, public safety, beautification, placemaking, youth development and community engagement. View the whole plan here.