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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12 Steps to Start a Community Beekeeping Project - Q Gardens

Learn the steps of starting a community beekeeping project from the experiences of Citizens Committee for New York City grantee, Q Gardens!

Type: General Resources

How To Start a Block Association

How do I start a block association? Learn about the steps you can take to build an effective and resilient block association.

Type: General Resources

To Be or Not To Be a 501c3?

See more details about the differences between incorporating, becoming a non profit, getting an EIN, and more.

Type: General Resources

To Be or Not To Be a 501c3?

Should we become a 501c3? Learn about all the options available to your group. 

Type: General Resources


NYC.Community​.Lawyer works to get affordable legal help into the hands of the people who need it, regardless of income. They can help individuals and groups with legal issues around organizing, incorporation, and other legal needs.

Type: General Resources

Staten Island Maker Space

Staten Island Maker Space is a community space, workshop, and co-working space for artists and makers on the North Shore of Staten Island.

Type: Workshops & Trainings