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!

Know of other resources that are worth sharing?

Andre at
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or 212-822-9595

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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

Free Tool Library

The Seaport Tool Library provides a variety of free tools and electronic equipment on loan.

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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