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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Arts Residencies and Open Calls Around the World

Rivet.es is a website that lists open call opportunities for artists, activists, and other cultural movers around the world. You can filter by location to find New York specific offerings.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Orchard Donations

The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation donates orchards where the harvest will best serve communities for generations at places such as community gardens, public schools, parks, low-income neighborhoods, Native American reservations, international hunger relief sites, and animal sanctuaries.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Grants for Social Change

The Pollination Project gives $1,000 per day, 365 days a year, to an individual change-maker with a well thought out social change project. Funding categories include: environmental sustainability, justice, community health and wellness, and social change-oriented arts and culture.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Funding for Community Groups Working in Parks

Partnerships for Parks’ Capacity Fund makes grants of $250-$5,000 to community groups working in New York City parks to strengthen groups’ outreach, membership, and program-planning capacity. Deadlines: February 1, June 1, October 1.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Grants for Young Gardeners

The National Gardening Association offers a variety of grant awards for school gardening groups throughout the year.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Funding for School Projects

Lowe’s Toolbox for Education awards grants of $2,000-$5,000 to school groups, particularly for landscaping, gardening or physical improvement projects.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

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