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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Directory of Fiscal Sponsors in New York State from the National Network of Fiscal Sponsors

This directory, hosted on FiscalSponsorDirectory.org, lists over 30 organizations statewide (with many in New York City) that are able to serve as Fiscal Sponsors for grassroots groups.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Intro to Worker Cooperatives for Farmers

The Democracy at Work Institute put together a presentation and discussion about starting and running worker cooperatives for farms and small businesses. This is a great resource for small farming groups looking to expand their work to a cooperative model. 

 

Type: Workshops & Trainings

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

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

Workshops for Community Gardeners

Just Food’s City Farm program offers free workshops led by and for community gardeners and farmers. They also hold community-run farmers markets across the five boroughs.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Gardener-Led Workshops in Brooklyn

GreenBridge Community Garden Alliance facilitates skill sharing between gardens through gardener-led workshops and seasonal gatherings.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

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