The need is for environmental beautification of this block. Uplifting the morale in the community in a healthier and self-esteem way.
Convert unused public land into a garden along West 180th Street. Each person interested in joining us will be given 2 sidewalk squares of land to grow flowers, bushes, or even food - but nothing illegal.
Helathy, hands-on, activity-filled cooking lessons explore local, seasonal, vegetarian, nut-free and often soy- and lactose-free international cuisine with children!
We're expanding our rain barrel system by at least three more barrels, expanding our compost curing stations, and hoping to build a small greenhouse.
We will collect 1 million 5-cent recyclables from now until December 2013 in order to fund the creation of a redemption center that will increase people's economic leveraging.
61 Franklin Street Garden is resident-led community project converting a vacant lot in Northern Greenpoint into a vibrant and green open space for the use of the neighborhood.
We need some wire and fasteners to hold our bike jewelry together! Help a crafty child out.
A Small Green Patch: Raising money to help maintain A Small Green Patch, maintaining the garden and booking musical guests throughout the summer.
A sunken garden in an old replica mill raceway to green our city's oldest neighborhood and create an interpretative window of Rochester's first EcoDistrict as we green this rustbelt city.
Reducing the waste that our school produces. If we are to tackle the world's environmental problems, we need to start at home, and at school.
Transforming public perceptions and working toward a healthy, safe LA River through recreational-educational boating adventures for kids.
The project for which we are asking funding would help us plant the backyard area. We'll plant seasonal vegetables (tomatoes, lettuce) in raised beds.
The Friends of Haffen Park is seeking funding for The Summer of Butterflies, to create a butterfly garden in Haffen Park, to help the adults and children learn about these beautiful creatures.
We want to be the first school in Jersey City installing green infrastructure to help manage storm water runoff.
Creation of the 17th annual indicators report for San Mateo County. A source of information on the economy, society and the environment to support all those who are making the county a more sustainable place to live.
A joint project, we attempt to empower others by growing herbs, flowers, and food while creating a sustainable and just food system.
Our Gowanus Mud Ball project will gather the community to make mud balls and educate on beneficial microbes! Then a massive throw of 10,000 balls into a section of the Gowanus!
Big Green Theater is an annual youth and community based eco-playwriting program and performance festival that combines an environmental education initiative with the presentation of a Green Theater production.
Creating a more bikable city by installing public bike repair and air pump stations around Miami!
We will organize residents and collaborate with other volunteer groups and build tree guards and start taking care of the trees on our block.
BKROT employs youth to collect compost from Bushwick residents. It is designed as a local opportunity for community-wide education and economic empowerment for local youth.
The overall goals include building a public bamboo park that will serve three main purposes in our community: educational center; public art space; and livability showcase.
Clean, green and beautify the east side of the BQE between 37th Avenue and Northern Blvd. in Jackson Heights.
BFC’s Food Program is expanding our Southeast Center rooftop garden, which is located in Anacostia, DC’s poorest region.
Brooklyn Compost Collective make an online and printed map highlighting compost work, and provide educational and outreach opportunities.
Bye Bye Basura is a watershed awareness and pollution prevention program for elementary school students in San Pablo, California. We aim to teach children how to protect our precious water resources.
Cats C.A.R.E. (Compost And Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Everyday) is designed to make Campolindo High School an environmentally concious community and drastically decrease the schools carbon footprint.
The Chicken Apprenticeship will teach community members the basics of raising hens in the city. The Apprenticeship includes hands on workshops independent work with the hens, readings and field trips.
Broadly, we wish to address the growing rate of diabetes, collapsing food economy, inequality of access to affordable organic produce, and the lapse of environmental education on food production in
We currently have two farm stands, one in the Central District and the other in Columbia City.
Help fund workshops for BLT and MLT gardeners to learn about global warming and steps they can take to reduce their carbon footprint in their own gardens.
A national platform founded and led by climate scientists to inform and educate the American public on the science of climate change and its policy implications.
Come get your hands dirty at the R.Y.P.E. community garden! We would like to cordially invite you to get your hands dirty at our Galactic Organic Garden in Buena Vista and learn about ecology and permaculture.
We are partnering with KaBOOM! to build a playground in Tampa Heights!
The environmental problem the project will address is how human waste (poop) contaminants that would go into our water can be properly handled by composting.
"Whether it's a roof top garden, solar panels, edible walls or rain water capture, we make your green dreams a reality."
This long-term project compiles healthy family recipes from our members, using the vegetables we receive throughout the season as the main ingredient.
Students will learn about planting and growing crops, Composting, Vermiculture & Aquaculture.
A place designed to help people grow and learn with others who wish to do the same. The garden will feature veggie growin’ and education to help us live healthy, sustainable lives!
EARTH (a play about people) explores our contemporary relationship to population through the story of a couple deciding whether or not to have a child.
We will be workshop facilitators and panelists, discussing food justice issues and how NYC’s faith community can engage with issues surrounding food justice.
Build an Electric vehicle for the delivery of raw ice cream. A local ice cream manufacturer in New York.
The rain garden and water harvesting system will help to secure the health of a community garden and neighborhood.
Transforming a vacant lot into a community garden that will provide a place for members of the community to safely and productively gather, participate in and learn about growing and eating healthy food.
Fall Creek Gardens teaches sustainable practices for growing food in the city. We seek funding for a sunflower mural that will engage the neighborhood and beautify our community garden!
We make local fruits and veggies more accessible to our community by running the CSA, which partners with Golden Earthworm Farm on Long Island.
Support the subsidized share program for Crown Heights Farm Share, to bring healthy, fresh food to more families. If every member of the CSA gives $25, we can reach 50 families in our neighborhood next season.
Supporting the work of the Ali Forney Center, a shelter for at-risk LGBT youth in New York City.
A brand new fitness zone in Kendall Indian Hammocks Park suitable for individuals with disabilities. This will give these individuals a greater chance to live healthy lives and promote health and wellness for everyone.
Atistic focus points for locals and tourists that are conceived and created by local artists as a starting point for having visible boundaries that mark and call attention to the Little Havana artistic/historic district.
A pilot distribution of loyalty cards is planned to be distributed to 2 local shops to inspire their customers to use less, waste less, and be loyal to the businesses that care for the environment that surrounds them.
The project will bring a recreational ferry from The Battery to Coney Island, landing at an improved pier and a new ancillary Park, to enhance awareness and affection for the wonders of Coney Island Creek.
We will expand our community garden, hiring youth who will build and manage a community garden at the City's Cook St. Park.
A rain garden, alive with hardy native plants, could bring this Brooklyn street to life and spark an affordable, replicable model of beauty, sustainability, and resiliency.
Building the the supply of a green workforce and creating the demand for a green economy in our community.
The Clean Rivers Campaign is transforming our regions largest public investment into a green-first plan that maximizes community benefits.
We are opening a cooperative grocery store for Vance and Downtown Memphis. Working with U of M, Vance Avenue Collaborative, and select leaders in the Memphis community, we aim to make this area more food secure.
The Initiative was created to get local businesses and residents to come together and help clean up Lenox Avenue. This promotes a sense of unity and pride in giving back to the community.
Help the Newkirk Cares Collaborative care for street trees along Newkirk Avenue!
We will increase stormwater infiltration & decrease run-off by caring for new street trees and creating a rain garden.
The Greenville Tool Library will loan out tools for projects in the home, lawn or garden. Building upon the energy of the community garden movement, we hope to inspire and equip community projects across Greenville.
At the end of this project we would like the students involved to participate in an artistic endeavor that is collaborative and exciting! The outcome will hopefully be that those students can learn from each other.
Health in the Hood community gardens and physical fitness classes provide healthy foods, exercise and environmental education opportunities for children and families in low-income neighborhoods.
Help GCF get wheels, supporting Corps Members as they provide low-income residents with low-cost measures and education that can lower utility bills, while simultaneously reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
The Undoing Racism and Oppression workshop focuses on understanding what racism is, where it comes from, how it functions, why it persists and how it can be undone.
We plan to clean garbage, debris and weeds from an empty lot on our block that we will use for a community garden.
Hike for health! Help us fundraise to encourage hundreds of people to hike through beautiful northern Manhattan.
Turning vacant lots in Pittsburgh into hands-on opportunities for organic farming.
We will open up the rooftop, basement, backyard and storefront of our headquarters in South Willamsburg for green building education!
We are producing a set of human powered devices that empower composters to process the cities compostable matter using less fossil fuels, while enganging community, creating healthy bodies and minds!
We have taken 30 black and white photos of residents and our goal is to print these on weather proof material that is 4 by 4 feet and hang them on the fence surrounding the property we are revitalizing.
ioby will accept 501(c)3 tax-deductible donations to support this project's success, and put them towards a common supply of basic project materials to be available at the fair site as well as simple refreshments.
Show our students what it means to love their neighborhood while helping them achieve their academic goals! Our youth-inspired volunteer program seeks iPads for enhanced learning & homework help.
Our Green Team decided to create an Urban Wildlife Habitat, a garden filled with shade-loving, native species suitable for a variety of wildlife along with an area dedicated to decomposers and composting.
Help us create our "Dream Green Portal" - wall and stairway mural. This is the first step in building our green roof project that 350 students have worked on for four years.
We're serving the community by continuing to build a space for personal enjoyment and for education on various environmental levels!
We're transforming a vacant lot into a high-volume urban farm, environmental education facility, and jazz performance space!
City Hall, in partnership with SJC, Bike JC and the Jersey City Art School, is raising funds to bring a beautiful, unique bike rack to Jersey City.
Help us complete the final build-out of our learning garden. With your support, we'll grow more food, create better spaces for teaching kids, and add more beauty to this unique learning and gathering place.
The redesign of an access road as a public plaza. Implementing a plaza in this space will provide a gathering space for residents, beautify the neighborhood and address current safety and traffic concerns.
Sustainable South Bronx (SSBx) is a community organization dedicated to Environmental Justice through innovative, economically sustainable projects that are informed by community needs.
Children and adults alike will learn the proper techniques to design and build a sustainable trail and learn the techniques to ride singletrack trails while performing a highly aerobic activity.
We prepare leaders for Learn to Row Day to involve the public in rowing traditional wooden (volunteer built!) Whitehall boats and a kids' pirate parade.
NC students are growing vegetable gardens to feed those in need. To support their endeavor, library books are needed on gardening topics. We need to feed their minds as well as their bodies with good nutrition!
Richbriar Little Free Library... a place to gather, discover, and share children's stories.
We envision an ultra-creative street sign project that marries destination pointers and green infrastructure elements such as stormwater management, green energy, alternative transportation.
The Local Community Directory will highlight local business owners and managers and give a glimpse into who they are personally, helping potential customers become familiar with the business.
Empowering teenagers to become neigborhood leaders through biking and education.
Volunteers & families will gather at Greater Christ Temple for a fun and educational activity that will raise awareness of energy efficiency. Love Bags will be distributed & windows will be installed at a home.
To create public, no fee screenings of outstanding ecological (and other) documentary videos. Our goal is to entertain, educate and motivate.
Working to build a community garden in Mammoth Lakes, CA. A place for residents to grow plants & relationships.
MarinSEL is a school within a school focused on project-based education and environmental issues. It is designed to create community leaders of tomorrow.
The project will combine intergenerational learning experiences, provide opportunities and skills to at risk youth, provide healing for alzheimer patients, and children and adults who are victims of abuse.
Students have already worked to research raising chickens and how to maintain healthy chickens. They will raise the chickens, collect their eggs and give them to CSA members.
Staff and volunteers of Northwest Wisconsin Community Services Agency, Inc. and the Lake Superior Master Gardener's will be responsible for the planting and care of the trees.
Help Memphis Bioworks launch one of the largest municipal solar projects in the nation!
We will expand the crops currently grown in the teaching garden with the installation of an irrigation system and wrought-iron fence.
Access to fresh produce is severely limited in the Bed-Stuy/Brownsville/Ocean Hill area.
Nettleton Community Orchard -- creating community through fruit trees.
Harbor School's Oyster Restoration Program seeks a diesel van to transport shell from local restaurants to Governors Island. The van will be powered by waste fryer oil and recycle up to 100,000 lbs of shell per year.
At One Kin, we want to compost our food scraps to keep trash off our streets and make compost to green our garden and our neighborhood.
Food Garden Tour: showcasing the variety of ways that people are growing food around Providence.
The Our Lady of Mercy School Garden Club is raising money to purchase an outdoor bulletin board to share news and upcoming events with the community.
Nine 5-week courses, including: Intro to Computer Science, DIY Environmental Monitoring, and Intro to Electronics.
Peck Slip Plaza will serve as a much-needed and highly celebrated open space, to be used and enjoyed by workers, residents and visitors in the historic South Street Seaport district of Lower Manhattan.
Pedal Power Bike Blender - Teaches students about the importance of eating healthy, exercising, and energy production and conservation.
Project seeks to reduce the number of plastic bags sent to landfill through recycling and reuse.
PLAY is an eight week health intervention for low-income families whose children are facing obesity. Farmers, physicians and families come together to make locally grown food available to those who need it most.
Join us on Earth Day to make Plumb Beach a cleaner, better place for humans and wildlife.
A day where artists can come to public spaces and display what they do to benefit children!
This program will teach the community how to raise butterflies to reintroduce them back into community gardens.
We want to transform a strip of dirt at the end of the parking lot next to PS 149 into a flower garden.
A project to expand PS 20 Farms, an urban agriculture program which will serve more than 300 students!
We hope that our garden will flourish for years to come and become an integral part of the curriculum at PS 705 and Exceed Charter school, and inspire our community to beautify other areas of our campus.
As attention fades from the BP disaster, residents who depend on the Barataria Bay marshes need to monitor their wetlands. Your contribution empowers communities to monitor the impacts of BP's oil.
The Growing Gateway Eco District offers low-income and seniors help with weatherization for their safety and health. Helping to lower the costs of utilities and keeping them safely in their homes.
At an event on Sept 16th, we will work with the community to remove stumps of fallen trees and plant gardens at the Alice Austen Park.
We will be raising the fish and vegetation over 8 months and documenting their growth and water chemistry. All our activities will be connected to the new common core curriculum.
A new hydropinic system that will make our use of the space more efficient and vertical, while also needing less maintenance for watering so that we can serve more of our Harlem community.
Cleaning, maintaining 7 trees by cleaning out the pits, replacing with top soil, mulching and planting flowers. We also need to build tree guards and provide canine waste bags for dog walkers that refuse to clean
In 2011, Merrick Marsden Neighbor Association of Jamaica, Queens approached Brooklyn Queens Land Trust to help save a large plot of vacant land in their community that they own, but lack the funds to pay back taxes on.
Based on the interest of educating students of the various forms of healthy food options as well as a need to beautify the school grounds, LFS students decided to build a school garden.
This is a competition dedicated to raising awareness about world-wide issues concerning our environment.
Shore Fest is a car-free celebration on Shore Boulevard sponsored by The Astoria Park Alliance. Shore Fest re-imagines public space and celebrates cultural diversity through free music, performance, and fun.
The Yellow Hook CSA and Narrows Botanical Gardens will build and maintain a community compost collection site to turn residential food scraps and wastes from the NBG into compost to be used at the NBG.
This project is a collaboration of community groups working on transitional energy policy in New York State and we hope to help residents and businesses in Syracuse to become energy independent.
Through community education, Energy Corps Interns will bring the benefits of solar energy to the greater Binghamton area, providing clean, cheap, reliable energy, creating local jobs and boosting the economy.
Artist David Eppley will create a gorgeous piece of public art on The Flatbush Trees at Empire Blvd and Flatbush Avenue.
A summer series of free fitness and dance activities under the skies of Idlewild!
Green infrastructure module kits for Brooklyn educators and students to build and install in their schoolyards.
BrooklynShade offers free 2 hour clinics in affordable wooden Tree Guard construction and proper tree care.
Volunteers will take the intensive and extensive pruner course and then be set loose to prune street trees in dire need of pruning.
Friends of Stryker Park is committed to creating a park on the north side of 97th St. between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues on the Upper West Side.
Our culinary and medicinal herb garden will serve as an outdoor classroom to demonstrate the benefits of herbs as both food and medicine.
Taking Liberty is an initiative of SustyQ to establish a safe, beautiful, green, and clean open community space along 10 blocks of the retail district of Liberty Avenue in Richmond Hill, Queens.
In a high mountain town Telluride Grown will build two demonstration aquaponic models to raise mercury-free fish and produce organic vegetables as initial steps to create local aquaponic greenhouses.
We're starting a wellness center that will provide quality care and health counseling to residents of the Bronx.
The Fire Escape Club will unite and support fire escape gardeners in Crown Heights!
The Flood Way is a film about floods, and the ways in which human society interacts with and shapes them. The film speaks about floods in general, but centers on the life and history of the Willamette River.
Environmental education will be addressed by teaching the students the importance of plants on human wellness, and the environment.
This project will document the Eugene, OR Mobile School Presentations and disseminate information about them through a cross country “Pony Express” style ride using a human powered cargo bike.
An outdoor classroom in proximity to the successful Clinton Garden will accommodate environmental education, health and access for students at our large urban high school campus.
Last years events included movies night, introduction workshops, maintenance and manicures, garden parties, fashion events, comedy & burlesque and rides.
The 123rd Street community garden was destroyed by a building collapse in 2012. Help us rebuild our urban oasis.
The Pittsburgh Community Improvement Association, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that serves low income families through the Pittsburgh Gardening Initiative. We have served 48 families this year.
I picture the garden as a place for families to come and spend time together. I want those who are unemployed or homeless, to have another place to receive food. A place for schools/churches to come and bond as gardeners.
The Terrace at Macaulay Honors is a green roof project that will be located at the flagship building of the CUNY's Macaulay Honors College.
We seek to host an educational one-day forum and festival in the summer 2012 at a local farm in Westchester County.
We're starting a community garden in an under-resourced community in Houston in hopes of stimulating better health and promoting local unity.
With the hard work of dozens of interns, volunteers and project leaders, 25 years of Time's Up! advocacy work is being archived.
The children will learn and then manage a compost bin throughout the school year and then periodically use the compost to help grow plants and herbs in our classroom.
The UA machine is an aqua-hydroponic container farm installed in NYC's public gardens & urban farms.
Building farms and teaching fitness and sustainability - we grow food and we grow growers. The Bronx is a food desert - diabetes, obesity and hunger run rampant - we intend to change that.
UPG Garden Centers on 6.5 acres will become epicenters of change in Miami!
Students to build a 12' x 12' gazebo w/ seating and rainwater-harvesting - benefits the garden, community & educates students.
The shared garden should make CHILDREN get back to telling us how WE can have fun outside every day. This will be a useful garden for fun, health, and education and not just for show.
We're minimizing the use of well water and increasing water retention capacity through practices such as a cistern and pump system and rain barrels, appropriate plant selection and organic manure use.
We will coordinate community partners to gather financial and volunteer support to construct an environmental education and learning workshop space at Historic Virginia Key Beach Park in Miami, Florida.
We want to install a water bottle refill station in Margaret Pace Park so attendees using the sports, BBQ, and other facilities can refill their bottles with free filtered water.
An essential, hands-on learning project to reduce storm run off and quench our thirsty garden!
Watershed - Fish on 14th St, is a multi-media public artwork that aims to build awareness and educate community members in and around NYC about water ecology, which is of the utmost importance for a city surrounded by water.
We would like to turn our concrete school into a greener and more beautiful learning community for all to experience. A woolly garden will allow us to do just that by using our fences to plant.
We Are Family CDC has inherited a building that needs major repairs.
A 3-day women's theatre festival to celebrate women in theatre.
The Womyn of Color and LGBTQ Healing Arts Collective will create a model for community owned healing spaces through Reproductive health workshops.
Yellow House NYC’s hope is to make the arts more accessible and bring them into local communities by awarding funds to deserving artists and students.
NEE is dedicated to creating economic opportunity in New Mexico powered by clean energy. We are fundraising to pay for two summer intern positions.