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!

Know of other resources that are worth sharing?

Shawn at
swhitehorn@citizensnyc.org
or 212-822-9563

Download a list of some of our favorite resources in one handy PDF: Resources PDF

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Research for Organizing

Research for Organizing's toolkit helps grassroots groups strengthen their organizing campaigns with research and data. Use the kit and the case studies to learn about conducting community surveys, focus groups, or interviews.

Type: General Resources

How to Start a Block Association

When residents get organized into neighborhood groups like block associations, tenants groups or civic associations they become a force for dealing with local problems and building a better neighborhood.

 

Type: General Resources

Building Bikes, Building Communities

Recycle-A-Bicycle is a community-based bike shop that facilitates job training and environmental education.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Grants for Grassroots Groups

The North Star Fund is New York's community foundation supporting grassroots groups leading the movement for equality, economic justice and peace.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Free Tool Library

The Seaport Tool Library provides a variety of free tools and electronic equipment on loan.

Type: General Resources

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

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