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?

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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

We Are All Brooklyn Grants

We Are All Brooklyn (WAAB) grants community groups funds to work on community projects in Brooklyn. The 2014 Leading by Giving grant will be focused on reducing gun violence in Brooklyn. 

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

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

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

Contemporary Art Education Program

BRIC Arts Media's Contemporary Art Education program connects public school students in Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx as well as teachers, and entire school communities with contemporary art.

Type: General Resources

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