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

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

12 Steps to Start a Community Beekeeping Project - Q Gardens

Learn the steps of starting a community beekeeping project from the experiences of Citizens Committee for New York City grantee, Q Gardens!

Type: General Resources

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