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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To Be or Not To Be a 501c3?

See more details about the differences between incorporating, becoming a non profit, getting an EIN, and more.

Type: General Resources

To Be or Not To Be a 501c3?

Should we become a 501c3? Learn about all the options available to your group. 

Type: General Resources

Community.Lawyer

Community​.lawyer works to get affordable legal help into the hands of the people who need it, regardless of income. They can help individuals and groups with legal issues around organizing, incorporation, and other legal needs.

Type: General Resources

Staten Island Maker Space

Staten Island Maker Space is a community space, workshop, and co-working space for artists and makers on the North Shore of Staten Island.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

Resist Grants

Resists support grassroots organizing groups; General Support Grants are available for up to $4,000 to support social justice organizing. 

Type: Grants & Funding Opportunities

Active Design in NYC Schools

The Active Design Toolkit for Schools provides ideas and resources to incorporate active design into schools in NYC. Many of the ideas presented are simple, but have immense potential to improve the overall success, health and well-being of students.

Type: General Resources

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