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?

Di Cui at
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or 212-822-9563

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Organizing for Community Gardeners

Green Guerillas uses a mix of education, organizing, and advocacy to help people cultivate community gardens, sustain grassroots groups, engage youth, and address issues critical to the future of their gardens. In addition, they organize seed giveaways on a year-round basis.

Type: General Resources

Media Activism

The Center for Media Justice provides training, resources, and support to grassroots community organizing groups to develop creative, effective, and participatory communications and media activism strategies.

Type: General Resources

Free Lumber for Gardens

BIG!Blooms, a Build It Green!NYC program, donates used wood scaffolding to community and school gardens.

Type: General Resources

Know Your Rights

The Street Law Team offers training for groups interested in learning about what to do if you’re stopped by the police.

Type: Trainings

Workshops on Grant Writing

The Foundation Center offers free classes for groups interested in improving their grant-writing skills.

Type: Trainings

Grants for Young Gardeners

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

Type: Grants & Funding

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