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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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

2018 Community Service Society (CSS) Housing Insecurity Report

This report uses Community Service Society’s (CSS) annual Unheard Third survey of low-income households in New York City to examine the multiple types of housing insecurity experienced by renters today.

Type: General Resources

2018 ANHD Affordable Housing Risk Chart

ANHD collects a variety of indicators of key threats to affordable housing in the city that illustrate issues and patterns that are specific to each community district, as well as the city as a whole.

Type: General Resources

2015 New York City Community Health Profiles

The New York City Community Health Profiles capture the health of 59 community districts across the city.

Type: General Resources

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