DETROIT — A Wayne State University program has received a $400,000 grant to design an environmental project aimed at boosting the health and quality of life of Detroit residents.

The Detroit school announced Wednesday the Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation is giving the grant to the Detroit Revitalization Fellows. Fellows representing the Belle Isle Conservancy, Detroit RiverFront Conservancy and EcoWorks will tackle the project.

Detroit Revitalization Fellows consists of mid-career leaders working on civic, community and economic development endeavors. It’s a program of Wayne State’s Office of Economic Development.