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?

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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

Soil Testing

Brooklyn College provides soil testing at a low cost as part of their commitment to the community. Test your garden's soil to see if it is safe to grow food in. 

Type: General Resources

Water Testing

Cornell University provides information about testing water and soil for contaminants, as well as links to find the public records of water tests. 

Type: General Resources

Border Crossers

Border Crossers trains teachers and educators to engage in discussions of race and identity in their schools and communities.

Type: Workshops & Trainings

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