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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Low-Cost Event Spaces for Nonprofits and Community Groups

This list, compiled by the Gay Center, is also based on resources gathered by the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York. Smaller, more intimate workshop spaces costing as little as $12/hour are listed in addition to larger, more expensive performance spaces.

Type: General Resources

How to Volunteer as a Senior

This guide from the National Council for Aging Care showcases the many opportunities for - and benefits of - volunteering as a senior. As pillars of the community, volunteerism by Seniors can spur others to get out and help as well!

Type: General Resources

Directory of Fiscal Sponsors in New York State from the National Network of Fiscal Sponsors

This directory, hosted on FiscalSponsorDirectory.org, lists over 30 organizations statewide (with many in New York City) that are able to serve as Fiscal Sponsors for grassroots groups.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Earth911 Recycling Center Locator

With over 350 materials and 100,000+ listings, Earth911, one of North America's most extensive recycling databases, helps you to identify recycling locations for hundreds of different kinds of materials! All you need is the name of the material that you are recycling and zip code!

 

Type: General Resources

Downloadable Tree Bed Waste Reduction Signage

The Ocean by the Park Tree Club, a 2014, 2015, 2017, and 2018 Love Your Block grant recipient based in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn, has designed and is making avaiable fantastic tree bed waste reduction signs for download! Instructions are included!

Type: General Resources

2015 New York City Community Health Profiles

The New York City Community Health Profiles capture the health of 59 community districts across the city.

Type: General Resources

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