Neighborhood Resources

Our online Neighborhood Resources is a collection of our favorite how-to guides, grant opportunities, workshops, city services and more. New York City is home to a wealth of resources—gather the tools to better your community here!

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Grow NYC Green Infrastructure Toolkit

Use this helpful multi-media toolkit to learn about rainwater harvesting, bioswales, green roofs, and more. 

Type: General Resources

Department of Sanitation Dog Waste Signs

Print out and post this DSNY sign to remind neighbors to curb their dogs. 

Type: City Services

Green Thumb Sign Request

Request "Curb Your Dog" and "No Dumping" signs from Green Thumb for your garden to encourage neighbors to keep the block clean.

Type: City Services

Farming Workshops

The Youth Farm at the High School for Public Service offers free community workshops that cover everything from common garden techniques to healthy cooking to food justice.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Orchard Donations

The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation donates orchards where the harvest will best serve communities for generations at places such as community gardens, public schools, parks, low-income neighborhoods, Native American reservations, international hunger relief sites, and animal sanctuaries.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Grants for Social Change

The Pollination Project gives $1,000 per day, 365 days a year, to an individual change-maker with a well thought out social change project. Funding categories include: environmental sustainability, justice, community health and wellness, and social change-oriented arts and culture.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

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