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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Urban Agriculture & Chicken Care

bk farmyards offers a variety of educational internships, apprenticeships, workshops, field trips and farm tours focusing on urban agriculture and city chicken keeping.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Funding for Youth Environmental Projects

Project Learning Tree’s GreenWorks! programs offers grants up to $1,000 to student groups working on environmental neighborhood improvement projects.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

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

Grants for Young Gardeners

The National Gardening Association offers a variety of grant awards for school gardening groups throughout the year.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Grants for School Gardens

Grow to Learn NYC provides grants from $500 to $2,000 to fund start-up and existing school gardens. Registered schools are also eligible to receive materials and expert assistance from GreenThumb.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Grants for Arts Organizations in Staten Island

The Council on the Arts & Humanities for Staten Island offers grants for arts organizations in Staten Island.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

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