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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Million Trees TreeLC Handbook

The Million Trees NYC TreeLC handbook offers advice and information on caring for your street trees. 

Type: General Resources

Grants for Environmental Engagement

Outdoor Nation and Merrell have teamed up to offer grants to projects that increase participation in outdoor activities and create meaningful connections to the natural world. Applications are accepted from individuals and 501(c)3 organizations.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Grow NYC Green Infrastructure Toolkit

Use this helpful multi-media toolkit to learn about rainwater harvesting, bioswales, green roofs, and more. 

Type: General Resources

Department of Sanitation Dog Waste Signs

Print out and post this DSNY sign to remind neighbors to curb their dogs. 

Type: City Services

Green Thumb Sign Request

Request "Curb Your Dog" and "No Dumping" signs from Green Thumb for your garden to encourage neighbors to keep the block clean.

Type: City Services

Contemporary Art Education Program

BRIC Arts Media's Contemporary Art Education program connects public school students in Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx as well as teachers, and entire school communities with contemporary art.

Type: General Resources

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