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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Support for Open Spaces

The New York Restoration Project is dedicated to transforming open space in underserved communities to create a greener, more sustainable New York City.

Type: General Resources

Environmental Education & Composting

The Lower East Side Ecology Center works toward a more sustainable New York City by providing community-based recycling and composting programs, developing local stewardship of green space, increasing community awareness, involvement and youth development through environmental education

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

How to Start a Community Garden

The American Community Gardening Association offers a fact sheet designed to give many different groups the basic information they need to get their gardening project off the ground.

Type: General Resources

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