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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What is ULURP? An Illustrated Guide from CUP.

Have you ever been curious about the City's Uniform Land Use Review Procedure? ULURP is the process by which community boards - and through them, community members - are able to guide development in their neighborhoods.

Type: General Resources

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

Directory of Fiscal Sponsors in New York State from the National Network of Fiscal Sponsors

This directory, hosted on FiscalSponsorDirectory.org, lists over 30 organizations statewide (with many in New York City) that are able to serve as Fiscal Sponsors for grassroots groups.

Type: Grants & Funding

Earth911 Recycling Center Locator

With over 350 materials and 100,000+ listings, Earth911, one of North America's most extensive recycling databases, helps you to identify recycling locations for hundreds of different kinds of materials! All you need is the name of the material that you are recycling and zip code!

 

Type: General Resources

Downloadable Tree Bed Waste Reduction Signage

The Ocean by the Park Tree Club, a 2014, 2015, 2017, and 2018 Love Your Block grant recipient based in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn, has designed and is making avaiable fantastic tree bed waste reduction signs for download! Instructions are included!

Type: General Resources

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