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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NYC.Community.Lawyer

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

Active Design in NYC Schools

The Active Design Toolkit for Schools provides ideas and resources to incorporate active design into schools in NYC. Many of the ideas presented are simple, but have immense potential to improve the overall success, health and well-being of students.

Type: General Resources

Border Crossers

Border Crossers trains teachers and educators to engage in discussions of race and identity in their schools and communities.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Zinn Education Project

The Zinn Education project is a free resource for teachers to use in classrooms to engage students in learning history; the site has a series of resources and workshops and teaching materials organized by time period and theme.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Bridge Street Development Corporation Workshops

Bridge Street offers ongoing free workshops to the community covering a range of programs including housing education, foreclosure prevention,  community organizing, neighborhood beautification, financial literacy, senior services, and more.

 

Type: Workshops & Trainings

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

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