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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Grants for Arts Organizations in Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Arts Council provides grants to organizations with Brooklyn residency, for projects taking place in Brooklyn, in all artistic disciplines.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Grants for Arts Organizations in the Bronx

The Bronx Council on the Arts provides various grants to arts organizations in the Bronx.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Grants for Arts Organizations in New York State

The New York State Council on the Arts offers grants to non-profits working in every arts discipline throughout the state.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Starting a Non-Profit

The Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York has put together a guide to walk you through starting a non-profit.

Type: General Resources

Learn About Tax Exemption

Stay Exempt is a comprehensive online training tool created especially for 501(c)(3) organizations by the IRS.

Type: General Resources

Grants for Brooklyn Groups

The Brooklyn Community Foundation awards grants to the borough’s most innovative nonprofits in five distinct "fields of interest" funds that focus on improving the quality of life for Brooklynites. They also offer $500 or less Micro Grants on a rolling basis.

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities