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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Water Testing

Cornell University provides information about testing water and soil for contaminants, as well as links to find the public records of water tests. 

Type: General Resources

ioby: Guide to Green Infrastructure

ioby has compiled a guide to five projects that any community group can do to conserve and resuse water as well as reduce pollutants in waterways. 

Type: General Resources

Million Trees TreeLC Handbook

The Million Trees NYC TreeLC handbook offers advice and information on caring for your street trees. 

Type: General Resources

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

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