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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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

Grants for Grassroots Groups

The North Star Fund is New York's community foundation supporting grassroots groups leading the movement for equality, economic justice and peace.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Free Tool Library

The Seaport Tool Library provides a variety of free tools and electronic equipment on loan.

Type: General Resources

Grants for Awesome Projects

The Awesome Foundation awards $1,000 grants every month. The money is pooled together from self-organizing “micro-trustees,” and the Foundation provides these grants with no strings attached and claims no ownership over the projects it supports.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Free Materials Exchange

NYCWasteMatch facilitates the exchange of used and surplus goods and equipment from organizations that no longer need them to other entities that do.

Type: City Services

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