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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Trees in NYC

MillionTreesNYC is a citywide, public-private program that aims to plant and care for 1 million new trees across the city over the next decade.

Type: City Services

Street Activity Permit Office

The Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office issues permits for street fairs, festivals, block parties, green markets, commercial/promotional and other events on the City's streets and sidewalks.

Type: City Services

Golden Apple Awards for Schools

Golden Apple Awards for Schools awards schools that demonstrate model school recycling programs and are in compliance with NYC recycling regulations.

Type: City Services

Graffiti Removal

Graffiti Free NYC offers free graffiti removal to properties throughout the five boroughs. The Mayor's Paint Program provides volunteer groups with supplies and paint for clean-up projects.

Type: City Services

Tree Services

The Parks Department Forestry Services of each borough provides a variety of tree and sidewalk-related services to New York City.

Type: City Services

Community Boards

Community Boards play an important role in improving the quality of life for all New Yorkers. Contact your community board to learn how you can play an active role in shaping your neighborhood.

Type: City Services

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