federal grants http://michiganradio.org en Ford Foundation donates money to help Detroit manage its federal grants http://michiganradio.org/post/ford-foundation-donates-money-help-detroit-manage-its-federal-grants <p>The Ford Foundation has pledged $127,000 to hire the firm Public Consulting Group to help manage Detroit's federal grant money.</p><p>The city has lost money in the past because of poor oversight of its grants, like <a href="http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2013/08/detroit_police_chief_james_cra_3.html">a $400,000 lapsed grant</a> to the Detroit Police Department for an armored personnel carrier.</p> Sat, 31 Aug 2013 17:25:49 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 14217 at http://michiganradio.org Ford Foundation donates money to help Detroit manage its federal grants