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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Lawyers Alliance for New York

The Lawyers Alliance hosts workshops about incorporating as a non-profit, and offers legal advice to organizations and non-profits. 

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

Grow NYC Green Infrastructure Toolkit

Use this helpful multi-media toolkit to learn about rainwater harvesting, bioswales, green roofs, and more. 

Type: General Resources

Research for Organizing

Research for Organizing's toolkit helps grassroots groups strengthen their organizing campaigns with research and data. Use the kit and the case studies to learn about conducting community surveys, focus groups, or interviews.

Type: General Resources

How to Start a Block Association

When residents get organized into neighborhood groups like block associations, tenants groups or civic associations they become a force for dealing with local problems and building a better neighborhood.

 

Type: General Resources

Building Bikes, Building Communities

Recycle-A-Bicycle is a community-based bike shop that facilitates job training and environmental education.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

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