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
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or 212-822-9563

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Free Art Supplies

Materials for the Arts provides thousands of arts and cultural organizations, public schools, and community arts programs with free art supplies.

Type: General Resources

Support for School Gardens

Grow to Learn NYC supports public school gardens. Register your garden to be eligible to receive Grow to Learn grants, donated materials and resources, and expert assistance.

Type: General Resources

Garden Tools Loan Library

GrowNYC’s Grow Truck traverses all five boroughs to deliver garden tools, plants, soil, and horticultural advice to community gardeners, schools, and neighborhood block associations.

Type: General Resources

Support for Community Gardens

GreenThumb provides programming and material support to over 500 community gardens in New York City. Registered gardens are eligible for technical assistance, workshops, and gardening and maintenance supplies.

Type: General Resources

Organizing for Community Gardeners

Green Guerillas uses a mix of education, organizing, and advocacy to help people cultivate community gardens, sustain grassroots groups, engage youth, and address issues critical to the future of their gardens. In addition, they organize seed giveaways on a year-round basis.

Type: General Resources

Free Lumber for Gardens

BIG!Blooms, a Build It Green!NYC program, donates used wood scaffolding to community and school gardens.

Type: General Resources

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