Match challenge details

Every donation for Eastern Market Growing Communities grantee projects* will be matched, dollar-for-dollar, up to $250 per donation. Donations will be matched, automatically on the fundraising page, up to the maximum amount per team.

For example:

  • $25 turns into a $50 donation 
  • $100 turns into a $200 donation
  • $500 turns into a $750 donation 

More about this partnership and match challenge

Citizens Bank, Bader Foundation and Skidmore Studio are proud to announce a new round of the Growing Communities Initiative. To date, the Growing Communities initiative has invested $470,000 in the Eastern Market Corporation and the Detroit Community Market Network for neighborhood revitalization through small business development.

*See grantee details at the bottom of this page.

Industrial Signage for Eastern Market Brewing Co

We are a community craft brewery focused on serving the historic Eastern Market district. As our Spring opening creeps closer, we're looking to put the finishing touches on our building's facade.

NEEDS: $0 of 6,000

The High 5 Bind: Help us Grind!

We’re in a High 5 bind: Help Us Grind with a brand new commercial spice grinder to increase production while maintaining quality and control of local food products.  

NEEDS: $0 of 1,655

Mixing Up Detroit Youth Entrepreneurship

Help us purchase a 60 qt Hobart Mixer so that we can scale our operations and service hundreds of retailers with Mitten Bites, an all-natural snack bar designed and crafted by Detroit Food Academy high school students.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,070

Lush Yummies Pie Company Lemon Juicer

Grow as a company by leaps and bounds. With our growth we can not only provide pies, but we can provide jobs to our community. 


NEEDS: $0 of 4,712
Farmer Sarah with a Fresh Cut autumn bouquet.

Till More, Grow More

We're raising money to purchase powered tilling and cultivation equipment for our 1/4 acre flower farm. Clearing, prepping, and replanting used to take us days - with these tools it will take hours! 

NEEDS: $0 of 4,768

Mushrooms for the Masses

  • Secure funds for mushroom lab
  • Order supplies
  • Mushroom culture lab to be setup 
  • Event is organized for bulking mushroom substrate
NEEDS: $0 of 3,091