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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Arts Residencies and Open Calls Around the World

Rivet.es is a website that lists open call opportunities for artists, activists, and other cultural movers around the world. You can filter by location to find New York specific offerings.

Type: Grants & Funding

Why You Should Recycle Your Car (and How You Can)

Automobile recycling isn't discussed much when we talk about reusing and recycling, but not for lack of potential to positively impact on the environment. If you're considering getting rid of that old jalopy, why not recycle?

Type: General Resources

Brooklyn Queens Land Trust Resource Guide for Community Gardeners

Are you a budding or experienced community gardener? The Brooklyn Queens Land Trusts's Resource Guide for Community Gardeners can support your educational and community-building goals for stewarding community gardens!

Type: General Resources

The NYC Green Book - Directory of Municipal Officials

You can use this official NYC resource to find out who to talk to about your community concerns, and how they can help! More information can be found in our Navigating City Government workshop.

Type: General Resources

Low-Cost Event Spaces for Nonprofits and Community Groups

This list, compiled by the Gay Center, is also based on resources gathered by the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York. Smaller, more intimate workshop spaces costing as little as $12/hour are listed in addition to larger, more expensive performance spaces.

Type: General Resources

How to Volunteer as a Senior

This guide from the National Council for Aging Care showcases the many opportunities for - and benefits of - volunteering as a senior. As pillars of the community, volunteerism by Seniors can spur others to get out and help as well!

Type: General Resources

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