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
swhitehorn@citizensnyc.org
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

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

Volunteer at a Community Garden

Get Dirty NYC! connects volunteers with community gardens.

Type: General Resources

Training & Support for Parks Groups

Partnerships for Parks' Partnerships Academy is a training program that supports community-based park groups and individual volunteers to achieve success.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Tree Guard Build Workshop

BrooklynShade is committed to increasing New York City's tree canopy and improving the health and longevity of existing city trees through community outreach, education, and service.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Funding for Community Groups Working in Parks

Partnerships for Parks’ Capacity Fund makes grants of $250-$5,000 to community groups working in New York City parks to strengthen groups’ outreach, membership, and program-planning capacity. Deadlines: February 1, June 1, October 1.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

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