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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Department of Sanitation Dog Waste Signs

Print out and post this DSNY sign to remind neighbors to curb their dogs. 

Type: City Services

Green Thumb Sign Request

Request "Curb Your Dog" and "No Dumping" signs from Green Thumb for your garden to encourage neighbors to keep the block clean.

Type: City Services

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

Housing Services for Homeless or Formerly Homeless Individuals

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House provides support to more than 500 men and women each year who are homeless, formerly homeless, or threatened with eviction and life on the streets through the Homeless and Housing Services Department. 

Type: General Resources

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