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?

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Credit Union in the Lower East Side and Harlem

Lower East Side People's Federal Credit Union is open to those who live, work, worship, study, or belong to any organization located on the Lower East Side or Harlem. Membership is also available to NYC residents who earn less than $38,000 annually.

 
Type: General Resources

NYC Credit Union

The Bethex Federal Credit Union is open to individuals and community groups residing in New York City.

Type: General Resources

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

Grants for School Environmental Projects

The Captain Planet Foundation supports hands-on environmental projects for schools. The objective is to encourage innovative programs that empower youth to work individually and collectively to solve environmental problems in their communities.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

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