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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Golden Apple Awards for Schools

Golden Apple Awards for Schools awards schools that demonstrate model school recycling programs and are in compliance with NYC recycling regulations.

Type: City Services

Improve Recycling in Your Apartment Building

The Apartment Building Recycling Initiative conducts trainings, site visits, recycling materials and personalized recommendations on how to improve apartment building recycling.

Type: City Services

Find Vacant Lots

OASIS provides the richest source of community maps for NYC. Use their map to find out if a vacant lot in your neighborhood is privately owned by clicking on the “Location Report” tab to learn more about the lot’s owner.

Type: General Resources

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

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

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

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