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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Urban Agriculture & Chicken Care

bk farmyards offers a variety of educational internships, apprenticeships, workshops, field trips and farm tours focusing on urban agriculture and city chicken keeping.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Funding for Youth Environmental Projects

Project Learning Tree’s GreenWorks! programs offers grants up to $1,000 to student groups working on environmental neighborhood improvement projects.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Funding for Community Groups Working in Parks

Partnerships for Parks’ Capacity Fund makes grants of $250-$5,000 to community groups working in New York City parks to strengthen groups’ outreach, membership, and program-planning capacity. Deadlines: February 1, June 1, October 1.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Grants for Young Gardeners

The National Gardening Association offers a variety of grant awards for school gardening groups throughout the year.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Grants for School Gardens

Grow to Learn NYC provides grants from $500 to $2,000 to fund start-up and existing school gardens. Registered schools are also eligible to receive materials and expert assistance from GreenThumb.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Grants for Brooklyn Groups

The Brooklyn Community Foundation awards grants to the borough’s most innovative nonprofits in five distinct "fields of interest" funds that focus on improving the quality of life for Brooklynites. They also offer $500 or less Micro Grants on a rolling basis.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

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