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 Tool Library

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

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 Awesome Projects

The Awesome Foundation awards $1,000 grants every month. The money is pooled together from self-organizing “micro-trustees,” and the Foundation provides these grants with no strings attached and claims no ownership over the projects it supports.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Racial Justice in Schools

Border Crossers utilizes creative tools to encourage educators in explorations of race and racism with young students. They offer professional development workshops, staff training and community organizing events.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

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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