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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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

Grants for Young Gardeners

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

Type: Grants & Funding

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

Fund PlaySpaces for Kids

KaBOOM! offers communities occasional grant opportunities to begin or complete playspace projects.

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

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