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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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

Building Bikes, Building Communities

Recycle-A-Bicycle is a community-based bike shop that facilitates job training and environmental education.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Grants for Grassroots Groups

The North Star Fund is New York's community foundation supporting grassroots groups leading the movement for equality, economic justice and peace.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Free Tool Library

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

Type: General Resources

Farming Workshops

The Youth Farm at the High School for Public Service offers free community workshops that cover everything from common garden techniques to healthy cooking to food justice.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Grants for Awesome Projects

The Awesome Foundation awards $1,000 grants every month. The money is pooled together from self-organizing “micro-trustees,” and the Foundation provides these grants with no strings attached and claims no ownership over the projects it supports.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

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