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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Active Design in NYC Schools

The Active Design Toolkit for Schools provides ideas and resources to incorporate active design into schools in NYC. Many of the ideas presented are simple, but have immense potential to improve the overall success, health and well-being of students.

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

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

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

Orchard Donations

The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation donates orchards where the harvest will best serve communities for generations at places such as community gardens, public schools, parks, low-income neighborhoods, Native American reservations, international hunger relief sites, and animal sanctuaries.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

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