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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Crowdfunding

IndieGoGo is a crowdfunding platform where people who want to raise money can create fundraising campaigns to tell their story and get the word out.

Type: Grants & Funding

Grants for School Gardens

Grow to Learn NYC provides grants from $500 to $2,000 to fund start-up and existing school gardens. Registered schools are also eligible to receive materials and expert assistance from GreenThumb.

Type: Grants & Funding

Sports Equipment Grants

Good Sports provides sports equipment, apparel and footwear to youth organizations offering recreational programs. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and it is recommended that organizations apply at least eight weeks prior to the start of their season/program.

Type: Grants & Funding

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

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