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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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

Improve Recycling in Your Apartment Building

The Apartment Building Recycling Initiative conducts trainings, site visits, recycling materials and personalized recommendations on how to improve apartment building recycling.

Type: City Services

Environmental & Urban Forestry Support

TreesNY plants, preserves and protects New York City’s urban forest through education, active citizen participation and advocacy.

Type: General Resources

Find Vacant Lots

OASIS provides the richest source of community maps for NYC. Use their map to find out if a vacant lot in your neighborhood is privately owned by clicking on the “Location Report” tab to learn more about the lot’s owner.

Type: General Resources

Support for Open Spaces

The New York Restoration Project is dedicated to transforming open space in underserved communities to create a greener, more sustainable New York City.

Type: General Resources

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