"Hurricane Sandy Bicycle Relief and Repair"

Help NYC neighborhoods hardest hit by Sandy.

NEEDS: $1,710 of 2,500 + Volunteers
Organizer
Recycle-A-Bicycle
Location
Multi-borough (11202)
Total Needed
$2,500
Raised
$790
Volunteers Needed!

135th Street Beautification Project

The need is for environmental beautification of this block. Uplifting the morale in the community in a healthier and self-esteem way.

NEEDS: $2,935 of 3,125 + Volunteers
Organizer
project leader
Location
Manhattan (10031)
Total Needed
$3,125
Raised
$190
Volunteers Needed!

180th Street Garden

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.

NEEDS: $3,923 of 3,923
Organizer
bronxer99
Location
The Bronx (10453)
Total Needed
$3,923
Raised
$0

2 Chef-Led Kids Cooking Classes

Helathy, hands-on, activity-filled cooking lessons explore local, seasonal, vegetarian, nut-free and often soy- and lactose-free international cuisine with children!

NEEDS: $994 of 994 + Volunteers
Organizer
stacey
Location
Queens (11103)
Total Needed
$994
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

2014 Connecticut Tree Festival

The festival showcases environmentally oriented exhibitors and includes demonstrations by experts in proper tree care. For children, there are tree related activities, face painting, and live animals.

NEEDS: $11,203 of 11,365
Organizer
LAWNMULLER
Location
(06851)
Total Needed
$11,365
Raised
$162

5 Cent Recycling Campaign

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.

NEEDS: $6,515 of 6,515 + Volunteers
Organizer
JacobSmith
Location
Brooklyn (11221)
Total Needed
$6,515
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

61 Franklin Street Garden

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.

NEEDS: $1,550 of 2,095 + Volunteers
Organizer
61FranklinStGarden
Location
Brooklyn (11222)
Total Needed
$2,095
Raised
$545
Volunteers Needed!

A Bike Story: Bike Jewelry Making

We need some wire and fasteners to hold our bike jewelry together!  Help a crafty child out.

NEEDS: $505 of 515
Organizer
helenshirley@gm...
Location
Queens (11104)
Total Needed
$515
Raised
$10

A Rainbow Garden at Mad Fun Farm

East Harlem is a food desert.

NEEDS: $380 of 1,080
Organizer
project leader
Location
Manhattan (10029)
Total Needed
$1,080
Raised
$700

A Small Green Patch - Community space and garden

A Small Green Patch: Raising money to help maintain A Small Green Patch, maintaining the garden and booking musical guests throughout the summer.

NEEDS: $2,444 of 3,275
Organizer
brooklyntam@yah...
Location
Brooklyn (11217)
Total Needed
$3,275
Raised
$831

A Sustainable Sunken Garden for Browns Race

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.

NEEDS: $4,405 of 10,000
Organizer
GardenAerial
Location
Upstate NY (14614)
Total Needed
$10,000
Raised
$5,595

Adopt-A-Bin For Our School-Wide Recycling Initiative!

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.

NEEDS: $3,652 of 3,692 + Volunteers
Organizer
project leader
Location
Queens (11372)
Total Needed
$3,692
Raised
$40
Volunteers Needed!

Adventures for Kids on the LA River

Transforming public perceptions and working toward a healthy, safe LA River through recreational-educational boating adventures for kids.

NEEDS: $1,103 of 3,125
Organizer
San Joaquin Riv...
Location
(90012)
Total Needed
$3,125
Raised
$2,022

All People's Garden

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.

NEEDS: $1,476 of 1,620 + Volunteers
Organizer
admin
Location
Manhattan (10009)
Total Needed
$1,620
Raised
$144
Volunteers Needed!

All Summer Butterflies

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.

NEEDS: $893 of 918 + Volunteers
Organizer
ioby staff
Location
The Bronx (10469)
Total Needed
$918
Raised
$25
Volunteers Needed!

American Littoral Society's Operation Milkweed: Save the Monarch!

Help the ALS purchase milkweed plants to restore habitat for the disappearing migratory monarch butterfly with students from P.S.47!

NEEDS: $920 of 1,580
Organizer
americanlittora...
Location
Queens (11693)
Total Needed
$1,580
Raised
$660

Annual Sustainable San Mateo County Indicators Report

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.

NEEDS: $8,069 of 8,069 + Volunteers
Organizer
srebotnjak
Location
(94402)
Total Needed
$8,069
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

Bailey-Holt House/Horticultural Society of New York garden project

A joint project, we attempt to empower others by growing herbs, flowers, and food while creating a sustainable and just food system.

NEEDS: $2,770 of 2,996 + Volunteers
Organizer
project leader
Location
Manhattan (10018)
Total Needed
$2,996
Raised
$226
Volunteers Needed!

Beneficial Mud Balls for the Gowanus

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!

NEEDS: $1,446 of 1,655 + Volunteers
Organizer
ddmaucher
Location
Brooklyn (11215)
Total Needed
$1,655
Raised
$209
Volunteers Needed!

Big Green Theater

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.

NEEDS: $2,479 of 3,125 + Volunteers
Organizer
The Bushwick Starr
Location
Brooklyn (11238)
Total Needed
$3,125
Raised
$646
Volunteers Needed!

Birds Chirping Rather Than Gunshots

We will organize residents  and collaborate with other volunteer groups and build tree guards and start taking care of the trees on our block.

NEEDS: $234 of 464 + Volunteers
Organizer
the 400's East ...
Location
Brooklyn (11226)
Total Needed
$464
Raised
$230
Volunteers Needed!

BKROT: Home Compost Collection and Youth Employment

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.

NEEDS: $3,863 of 3,923 + Volunteers
Organizer
BEAN
Location
Brooklyn (11237)
Total Needed
$3,923
Raised
$60
Volunteers Needed!

Black Belt Bamboost Builds a Park

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.

 

NEEDS: $2,428 of 2,610 + Volunteers
Organizer
TTownGreen
Location
(35473)
Total Needed
$2,610
Raised
$182
Volunteers Needed!

Blendon Township Community Gardens

Most students are on free and reduced lunches and don't have reliable meals in the summer. We provide free fresh produce to the community and educate youth and their families about healthy diet choices.

NEEDS: $2,812 of 2,832 + Volunteers
Organizer
BTCG
Location
(43081)
Total Needed
$2,832
Raised
$20
Volunteers Needed!

BQE Garden

Clean, green and beautify the east side of the BQE between 37th Avenue and Northern Blvd. in Jackson Heights. 

 

NEEDS: $737 of 927
Organizer
FODoherty
Location
Queens (11372)
Total Needed
$927
Raised
$190

Bread for the City's Southeast Center Rooftop Garden

BFC’s Food Program is expanding our Southeast Center rooftop garden, which is located in Anacostia, DC’s poorest region.

NEEDS: $942 of 1,012
Organizer
KristenKoz
Location
(20020)
Total Needed
$1,012
Raised
$70

Brooklyn Compost Map

Brooklyn Compost Collective make an online and printed map highlighting compost work, and provide educational and outreach opportunities.

NEEDS: $3,044 of 3,125 + Volunteers
Organizer
project leader
Location
Brooklyn ()
Total Needed
$3,125
Raised
$81
Volunteers Needed!

Bye Bye Basura

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.

NEEDS: $1,494 of 1,734
Organizer
SPsistercity
Location
(94806)
Total Needed
$1,734
Raised
$240

Cafeteria Recycling

We are looking to have a student run recycling program in the student's cafeteria.

NEEDS: $1,065 of 1,065
Organizer
tom allcock
Location
Brooklyn (11230)
Total Needed
$1,065
Raised
$0

Campolindo Compost & Recycling Program

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.

NEEDS: $1,534 of 1,554
Organizer
GlobalStudentEmbassy
Location
(94556)
Total Needed
$1,554
Raised
$20

Chalked Up Miami

Transforming chain-link fences from eyesores into art and an area where the community can engage by installing chalkboards and starting a blog to create a virtual communty.

NEEDS: $12,895 of 12,995
Organizer
Gaylez
Location
(33137)
Total Needed
$12,995
Raised
$100

Chalked Up Miami Pilot

Ttransform chain-link fences from eyesores into art by installing chalkboards, and establish a blog where the community can engage in conversation.

NEEDS: $370 of 1,870
Organizer
Gaylez
Location
(33137)
Total Needed
$1,870
Raised
$1,500

Chicken Apprenticeship Workshops

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.

NEEDS: $614 of 1,315 + Volunteers
Organizer
project leader
Location
(11216)
Total Needed
$1,315
Raised
$701
Volunteers Needed!

Children's Discovery Garden Campaign

Our Discovery Garden will educate children about healthy food and how it grows.

NEEDS: $2,231 of 3,311 + Volunteers
Organizer
KincaidGarden
Location
(15206)
Total Needed
$3,311
Raised
$1,080
Volunteers Needed!

Children's Garden and Green Roof

PS 29 is rebuilding and reopening its Children's Garden in the school yard. The Garden was started 7 years ago and celebrated by Mayor Bloomberg as one of the first in NY.

NEEDS: $50,000 of 50,000 + Volunteers
Organizer
emchiche
Location
Brooklyn (11215)
Total Needed
$50,000
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

Children's Organic Food Patch Workshops

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

NEEDS: $1,954 of 3,220 + Volunteers
Organizer
project leader
Location
Manhattan (10009)
Total Needed
$3,220
Raised
$1,266
Volunteers Needed!

Clean Greens Market Seasonal Opening

We currently have two farm stands, one in the Central District and the other in Columbia City.

NEEDS: $7,948 of 8,069 + Volunteers
Organizer
lcross2781
Location
(98122)
Total Needed
$8,069
Raised
$121
Volunteers Needed!

Climate Friendly Gardeners

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.

NEEDS: $1,314 of 1,944 + Volunteers
Organizer
admin
Location
City-wide (10003)
Total Needed
$1,944
Raised
$630
Volunteers Needed!

ClimateChangeNationalForum.org – a weapon of mass education

Search engine optimized blogging platform for scientists, experts, and policy makers to discuss and debate the issue of climate change before the American public.

NEEDS: $61,191 of 63,534 + Volunteers
Organizer
maquirke
Location
(77009)
Total Needed
$63,534
Raised
$2,343
Volunteers Needed!

Colony1: An Art and Environmental Research Facility

Colony1 will be a demonstration art and environmental research facility providing a hub for collaboration between art and science through public programming aimed at building a resilient and sustainable Miami!

NEEDS: $2,610 of 2,610 + Volunteers
Organizer
Blairbutterfield
Location
(33138)
Total Needed
$2,610
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

Columbus Statue Relocation Project

Relocate the statue, complete with a unique design that creates an educational setting for area schools. Involvement by UMCF, Memphis Italian Festival, Holy Rosary Mens Club and community leaders.

NEEDS: $2,070 of 2,095 + Volunteers
Organizer
umcf
Location
(38117)
Total Needed
$2,095
Raised
$25
Volunteers Needed!

Community Gardening | Permaculture Awareness

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.

NEEDS: $5,935 of 5,975 + Volunteers
Organizer
rypemiami
Location
(33137)
Total Needed
$5,975
Raised
$40
Volunteers Needed!

Community Playground

We are partnering with KaBOOM! to build a playground in Tampa Heights!

NEEDS: $9,585 of 9,820 + Volunteers
Organizer
Community Playground
Location
(33602)
Total Needed
$9,820
Raised
$235
Volunteers Needed!

Composting " College"

Compost your way to a greener Queens

NEEDS: $702 of 752 + Volunteers
Organizer
cornucopiasociety1
Location
Queens (11355)
Total Needed
$752
Raised
$50
Volunteers Needed!

Composting Toilets

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.

NEEDS: $2,639 of 2,750 + Volunteers
Organizer
project leader
Location
The Bronx (10474)
Total Needed
$2,750
Raised
$111
Volunteers Needed!

Concrete Green

"Whether it's a roof top garden, solar panels, edible walls or rain water capture, we make your green dreams a reality."

             

NEEDS: $4,947 of 5,267 + Volunteers
Organizer
YMPJ-SBU
Location
The Bronx (10468)
Total Needed
$5,267
Raised
$320
Volunteers Needed!

Conservation Leadership Project

We seek to enhance continuing education, life skills and social life for employable young adults with intellectual disabilities through various projects within the natural world.

NEEDS: $96,855 of 96,855
Organizer
Nature Links
Location
(33149)
Total Needed
$96,855
Raised
$0

Cookbook Fundraiser for Astoria CSA

This long-term project compiles healthy family recipes from our members, using the vegetables we receive throughout the season as the main ingredient.

NEEDS: $1,020 of 1,026
Organizer
stacey
Location
Queens (11106)
Total Needed
$1,026
Raised
$6

Culinary Kids Farm Rockaway Project

Students will learn about planting and growing crops, Composting, Vermiculture & Aquaculture.

NEEDS: $2,882 of 3,240 + Volunteers
Organizer
project leader
Location
Queens (11691)
Total Needed
$3,240
Raised
$358
Volunteers Needed!

Diatize

Diatize will change lives and promote healthy eating.

NEEDS: $8,610 of 8,675
Organizer
Diatize
Location
Manhattan (10027)
Total Needed
$8,675
Raised
$65

Down to Earth Community Garden

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!

NEEDS: $4,572 of 4,612 + Volunteers
Organizer
Down to Earth G...
Location
(53144)
Total Needed
$4,612
Raised
$40
Volunteers Needed!

Eating Healthy in Bed-Stuy

Global warming is demanding that humans acquire new consumption habits fast.

NEEDS: $2,293 of 3,450
Organizer
project leader
Location
(11221)
Total Needed
$3,450
Raised
$1,157

Electric Car

Build an Electric vehicle for the delivery of raw ice cream.  A local ice cream manufacturer in New York.

 

NEEDS: $2,100 of 2,160
Organizer
Raw
Location
Brooklyn (11203)
Total Needed
$2,160
Raised
$60

Espiritu Tierra Community Garden water harvesting/rain garden

The rain garden and water harvesting system will help to secure the health of a community garden and neighborhood.

NEEDS: $3,627 of 3,834 + Volunteers
Organizer
Espiritu Tierra...
Location
Brooklyn (11211)
Total Needed
$3,834
Raised
$207
Volunteers Needed!

Evergreen Lots' EL Garden

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. 

NEEDS: $2,651 of 2,951 + Volunteers
Organizer
evergreenlots
Location
Brooklyn (11206)
Total Needed
$2,951
Raised
$300
Volunteers Needed!

Evergreen Rain Garden

A rain garden on unmaintained property to provide benefits of residential surface management techniques, including beautification, native plant propagation, & species diversity.

NEEDS: $636 of 1,374 + Volunteers
Organizer
Evergreen Rain ...
Location
(38112)
Total Needed
$1,374
Raised
$738
Volunteers Needed!

Fall Creek Gardens Sunflower Mural

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!

NEEDS: $544 of 2,929 + Volunteers
Organizer
mjgoeglein
Location
(46205)
Total Needed
$2,929
Raised
$2,385
Volunteers Needed!

Farm Visit

We make local fruits and veggies more accessible to our community by running the CSA, which partners with Golden Earthworm Farm on Long Island.

NEEDS: $419 of 604
Organizer
project leader
Location
Queens (11106)
Total Needed
$604
Raised
$185

Fernando Valencia Hair With Purpose

Supporting the work of the Ali Forney Center, a shelter for at-risk LGBT youth in New York City.

NEEDS: $1,800 of 2,195
Organizer
Fernando Valencia
Location
Brooklyn (11218)
Total Needed
$2,195
Raised
$395

Fitness Zone Suitable for Individuals with Disabilities

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.

NEEDS: $6,375 of 16,400 + Volunteers
Organizer
adominguez212
Location
(33173)
Total Needed
$16,400
Raised
$10,025
Volunteers Needed!

Floating Gardens

Cleaning the Gowanus Canal through an alternative arts and science project.

NEEDS: $2,627 of 3,017
Organizer
Gowanus Canal C...
Location
Brooklyn (11215)
Total Needed
$3,017
Raised
$390

Floral Fantasies, Real and Imagined

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.

NEEDS: $11,732 of 11,772
Organizer
Ileana Collazo
Location
(33135)
Total Needed
$11,772
Raised
$40

Forget the Bag! Rewards Program

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.

NEEDS: $674 of 687 + Volunteers
Organizer
NewSchoolers
Location
Manhattan (10012)
Total Needed
$687
Raised
$13
Volunteers Needed!

Fort McHenry Field Day

We need your help. Donate or volunteer today!

NEEDS: $5,023 of 5,185 + Volunteers
Organizer
National Aquarium
Location
(21230)
Total Needed
$5,185
Raised
$162
Volunteers Needed!

Friends of Coney Island Creek Ferry Landing + Park

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.

NEEDS: $27,035 of 27,035 + Volunteers
Organizer
Coney Island Ferry
Location
Brooklyn (11224)
Total Needed
$27,035
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

Gardening in the Highlands of Lynn, Mass.

We will expand our community garden, hiring youth who will build and manage a community garden at the City's Cook St. Park.

NEEDS: $4,695 of 7,200 + Volunteers
Organizer
dagass
Location
(01902)
Total Needed
$7,200
Raised
$2,505
Volunteers Needed!

GardenWalk Cleveland

GardenWalk Cleveland is a free tour of private gardens, community gardens and urban farms in the City of Cleveland over a weekend in the summer.

NEEDS: $5,771 of 7,451 + Volunteers
Organizer
David
Location
(44106)
Total Needed
$7,451
Raised
$1,680
Volunteers Needed!

Gowanus Low Altitude Mapping (GLAM)

Gowanus Low Altitude Mapping (GLAM) is a volunteer-driven initiative to create detailed aerial photos of the Superfund-designated Gowanus Canal, using cameras and balloons.

NEEDS: $1,318 of 1,611 + Volunteers
Organizer
GowanusCanalCon...
Location
Brooklyn (11215)
Total Needed
$1,611
Raised
$293
Volunteers Needed!

Green Breakfast Club

This campaign will allow us to transition into Village Green, the peer to peer resource exchange for triple bottom line startups, those that impact people, profit and planet.

NEEDS: $12,241 of 12,293 + Volunteers
Organizer
green breakfast club
Location
Manhattan (10009)
Total Needed
$12,293
Raised
$52
Volunteers Needed!

Green Economy Leadership Training

Building the the supply of a green workforce and creating the demand for a green economy in our community.

NEEDS: $10,243 of 10,335 + Volunteers
Organizer
GELTDetroit
Location
(48203)
Total Needed
$10,335
Raised
$92
Volunteers Needed!

Green First in the 'Burgh

The Clean Rivers Campaign is transforming our regions largest public investment into a green-first plan that maximizes community benefits.

NEEDS: $3,115 of 5,185
Organizer
Clean Rivers Ca...
Location
(15222)
Total Needed
$5,185
Raised
$2,070

Green Machine Food Cooperative

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.

NEEDS: $2,095 of 2,095
Organizer
VanceFoodCooperative
Location
(38126)
Total Needed
$2,095
Raised
$0

Green Schools Challenge APP

Dream in Green would like to develop an APP for its flagship program, the Green Schools Challenge, to facilitate program implementation at each school, increase student participation and have a bigger impact!

NEEDS: $18,575 of 18,575
Organizer
karlautting
Location
(33137)
Total Needed
$18,575
Raised
$0

GreenDay 2012

An exciting environmental event for young and old.

 

NEEDS: $2,046 of 2,071 + Volunteers
Organizer
GreenDay2012
Location
Manhattan (10038)
Total Needed
$2,071
Raised
$25
Volunteers Needed!

Greening the Newkirk Avenue Corridor

Help the Newkirk Cares Collaborative care for street trees along Newkirk Avenue!

NEEDS: $315 of 481 + Volunteers
Organizer
Newkirk.Collabo...
Location
Brooklyn (NY)
Total Needed
$481
Raised
$166
Volunteers Needed!

Growing on Governors Island

We'll use a rototiller to cultivate our farm on Governors Island for increased production, youth employment, and educational activities.

NEEDS: $2,795 of 3,219
Organizer
project leader
Location
Governors Island (11231)
Total Needed
$3,219
Raised
$424

Health in the Hood Urban Gardens and Physical Fitness Classes

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. 

NEEDS: $174,403 of 174,403 + Volunteers
Organizer
Health in the Hood
Location
(33136)
Total Needed
$174,403
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

Help Green City Force get wheels!

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.

NEEDS: $1,554 of 2,095
Organizer
GreenCityForce
Location
Brooklyn (11201)
Total Needed
$2,095
Raised
$541

Heritage Compost Project

Educate the neighborhood and reclaim organic waste.

NEEDS: $1,065 of 1,065
Organizer
Old Stone House
Location
Brooklyn (11215)
Total Needed
$1,065
Raised
$0

Hike The Heights

All of the activities of Hike the Heights are only possible with the generous support of people like you.  So please, donate, volunteer, and join us for Hike the Heights 10!

NEEDS: $5,631 of 5,921
Organizer
HikeTheHeights
Location
Manhattan (10033)
Total Needed
$5,921
Raised
$290

Hike the Heights 2013

Hike for health! Help us fundraise to encourage hundreds of people to hike through beautiful northern Manhattan.

NEEDS: $1,499 of 4,139
Organizer
CLIMB
Location
Manhattan (10032)
Total Needed
$4,139
Raised
$2,640

Homewood Agricultural Project

 Turning vacant lots in Pittsburgh into hands-on opportunities for organic farming.

NEEDS: $2,050 of 2,160 + Volunteers
Organizer
sonyaboyd7
Location
(15208)
Total Needed
$2,160
Raised
$110
Volunteers Needed!

Hospitality HUB iPad-powered Jobs Program

We use an old computer, as well as a couple of very old, very buggy PCs to run our jobs program. Please help someone exit homelessness by giving them access to online job applications.

NEEDS: $2,245 of 3,125
Organizer
kelceyj@gmail.com
Location
(38103)
Total Needed
$3,125
Raised
$880

Human Impacts Home

We will open up the rooftop, basement, backyard and storefront of our headquarters in South Willamsburg for green building education!

NEEDS: $5,949 of 6,009 + Volunteers
Organizer
Human Impacts I...
Location
Brooklyn (11211)
Total Needed
$6,009
Raised
$60
Volunteers Needed!

Human Powered Agricultural Machines (for composting)

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!

NEEDS: $5,185 of 5,185 + Volunteers
Organizer
DBCO-OP
Location
Brooklyn (11211)
Total Needed
$5,185
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

Inside Out Project: Northeast Hartford

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.

NEEDS: $1,875 of 2,610
Organizer
Alex Sanders
Location
(06112)
Total Needed
$2,610
Raised
$735

ioby City's Fair Urban Innovation Lab - CNU21, SLC

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.

NEEDS: $600 of 650
Organizer
Karja
Location
(84101)
Total Needed
$650
Raised
$50

iPads for Afterschool Learning in Vollintine Evergreen

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.  

NEEDS: $992 of 1,827 + Volunteers
Organizer
VECA
Location
(38107)
Total Needed
$1,827
Raised
$835
Volunteers Needed!

IS 204 Urban Wildlife Habitat and Learning Garden

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.

NEEDS: $615 of 2,940
Organizer
lkorber2
Location
Queens (11106)
Total Needed
$2,940
Raised
$2,325

iSchool "Dream Green Portal" Mural Project

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.

NEEDS: $3,434 of 3,434
Organizer
ischoolgreenteam
Location
Manhattan (10013)
Total Needed
$3,434
Raised
$0

Jamaica Bay Lives

"Jamaica Bay Lives" is the first-ever, feature-length documentary film about Jamaica Bay.

NEEDS: $3,605 of 15,000 + Volunteers
Organizer
Dan Hendrick
Location
Queens (11693)
Total Needed
$15,000
Raised
$11,395
Volunteers Needed!

Java St Garden Collaborative Phase III

We're serving the community by continuing to build a space for personal enjoyment and for education on various environmental levels!

NEEDS: $21,809 of 21,809
Organizer
javastgarden
Location
(11222)
Total Needed
$21,809
Raised
$0

Jazzaponics!

We're transforming a vacant lot into a high-volume urban farm, environmental education facility, and jazz performance space!

NEEDS: $104,645 of 104,795
Organizer
jazzaponics
Location
Brooklyn (11205)
Total Needed
$104,795
Raised
$150

Ke’Ara Food Collective Mobile Harvest Market

The Ke’Ara Mobile Harvest Market will bring an exciting local farmers’ market on wheels to Miami-Dade sharing the freshest, local, sustainable, and organic goods and ideas with you.

NEEDS: $14,044 of 15,155 + Volunteers
Organizer
Ke'Ara Food Col...
Location
(ALL)
Total Needed
$15,155
Raised
$1,111
Volunteers Needed!

Kips Bay Public Plaza

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. 

NEEDS: $9,985 of 10,335 + Volunteers
Organizer
KBNA
Location
Manhattan (10016)
Total Needed
$10,335
Raised
$350
Volunteers Needed!

Leadership Intern Field Training

Sustainable South Bronx (SSBx) is a community organization dedicated to Environmental Justice through innovative, economically sustainable projects that are informed by community needs.

NEEDS: $862 of 2,415
Organizer
project leader
Location
The Bronx (10474)
Total Needed
$2,415
Raised
$1,553

Learn to Ride a Mountain Bike Trail in Highbridge Park

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.

NEEDS: $1,554 of 1,620 + Volunteers
Organizer
dawson
Location
Manhattan (10040)
Total Needed
$1,620
Raised
$66
Volunteers Needed!

Learn to Row Day

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.

NEEDS: $1,047 of 1,065 + Volunteers
Organizer
project leader
Location
Manhattan (10128)
Total Needed
$1,065
Raised
$18
Volunteers Needed!

Literary Garden

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!

NEEDS: $320 of 575
Organizer
Ehusketh
Location
(27704)
Total Needed
$575
Raised
$255

Living City Brooklyn Gowanus

We envision an ultra-creative street sign project that marries destination pointers and green infrastructure elements such as stormwater management, green energy, alternative transportation. 

NEEDS: $3,973 of 4,160
Organizer
Living City Block
Location
Brooklyn (11231)
Total Needed
$4,160
Raised
$187

Local Community Directory

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.

 

NEEDS: $2,610 of 2,610
Organizer
YME
Location
(21093)
Total Needed
$2,610
Raised
$0

Local Spokes Youth Ambassadors Need Your Help!

Empowering teenagers to become neigborhood leaders through biking and education.

NEEDS: $2,040 of 2,095
Organizer
Recycle-A-Bicycle
Location
Manhattan (10002)
Total Needed
$2,095
Raised
$55

Love Your Neighbor LOVE BAGS

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.

NEEDS: $563 of 618 + Volunteers
Organizer
Arkansas Interf...
Location
(72204)
Total Needed
$618
Raised
$55
Volunteers Needed!

Mammoth Lakes Community Garden

Working to build a community garden in Mammoth Lakes, CA. A place for residents to grow plants & relationships. 

NEEDS: $6,182 of 6,282
Organizer
Mammoth Lakes C...
Location
(93546)
Total Needed
$6,282
Raised
$100

Marin School of Environmental Leadership

MarinSEL is a school within a school focused on project-based education and environmental issues. It is designed to create community leaders of tomorrow.

 

NEEDS: $4,697 of 5,057
Organizer
SEI
Location
(94903)
Total Needed
$5,057
Raised
$360

Mayor's Community Garden

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.  

NEEDS: $2,095 of 2,095 + Volunteers
Organizer
dkenney
Location
(60115)
Total Needed
$2,095
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

MELS Chicken CSA

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.  

NEEDS: $2,735 of 2,735 + Volunteers
Organizer
MELS
Location
Queens (11375)
Total Needed
$2,735
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

Memory Lane

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.

NEEDS: $784 of 809
Organizer
Northwest
Location
(54880)
Total Needed
$809
Raised
$25

Memphis Civic Solar

Help Memphis Bioworks launch one of the largest municipal solar projects in the nation!

NEEDS: $15,432 of 24,755 + Volunteers
Organizer
Kirk Williamson
Location
(38103)
Total Needed
$24,755
Raised
$9,323
Volunteers Needed!

Mid-South Greenways App

Our smart phone app will put vital greenways information directly into your hands. It will include way-finding and directions, destinations, amenities, and opportunities for feedback.

NEEDS: $2,870 of 3,125 + Volunteers
Organizer
midsouthgreenways
Location
(38103)
Total Needed
$3,125
Raised
$255
Volunteers Needed!

Mina's House

We are building our headquarters - an outreach and training center, plus a place to store the local food we grow - while helping a life long community resident keep her home and nurse it back to health.

NEEDS: $9,140 of 9,305 + Volunteers
Organizer
URINYC
Location
The Bronx (10460)
Total Needed
$9,305
Raised
$165
Volunteers Needed!

More Green For Less Green

Access to fresh produce is severely limited in the Bed-Stuy/Brownsville/Ocean Hill area.

NEEDS: $1,829 of 2,160 + Volunteers
Organizer
project leader
Location
Brooklyn (11233)
Total Needed
$2,160
Raised
$331
Volunteers Needed!

New York Harbor School Biodiesel-Powered Oyster Shell Collection Service

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.

NEEDS: $21,150 of 21,150 + Volunteers
Organizer
sjanis
Location
Staten Island (11231)
Total Needed
$21,150
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

One Kin Farm

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.

NEEDS: $1,655 of 1,655
Organizer
One Kin Farm
Location
Brooklyn (11216)
Total Needed
$1,655
Raised
$0

Open Garden Day Tour

Food Garden Tour: showcasing the variety of ways that people are growing food around Providence.

NEEDS: $1,580 of 1,580 + Volunteers
Organizer
sclt109
Location
(02908)
Total Needed
$1,580
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

Our Lady of Mercy School Garden's Welcome Center

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.

NEEDS: $310 of 330 + Volunteers
Organizer
interns
Location
Queens (11375)
Total Needed
$330
Raised
$20
Volunteers Needed!

Parks & People 30th Anniversary Volunteer Day

30 Years and Still Planting.

NEEDS: $3,101 of 3,161 + Volunteers
Organizer
Parks and People
Location
Total Needed
$3,161
Raised
$60
Volunteers Needed!

Parts and Crafts at Somerville Public Schools

Nine 5-week courses, including: Intro to Computer Science, DIY Environmental Monitoring, and Intro to Electronics.

NEEDS: $15,445 of 15,485
Organizer
partsandcrafts
Location
(02143)
Total Needed
$15,485
Raised
$40

Pedal Powered Bicycle Blenders at P.S. 33

Pedal Power Bike Blender - Teaches students about the importance of eating healthy, exercising, and energy production and conservation.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,933
Organizer
JoeSolar1
Location
Manhattan (10001)
Total Needed
$1,933
Raised
$1,933

PLANT - GROW - GIVE

PLANT - GROW - GIVE by MERCY HOME, Lifeskills, Lifelong

NEEDS: $1,210 of 2,140
Organizer
sjohnston
Location
Multi-borough (11211)
Total Needed
$2,140
Raised
$930

Plastic Bag Dropoff

Project seeks to reduce the number of plastic bags sent to landfill through recycling and reuse.

 

NEEDS: $338 of 373
Organizer
Plastic Bag Dropoff
Location
Manhattan (10011)
Total Needed
$373
Raised
$35

PLAY- Petaluma Loves Active Youth

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. 

NEEDS: $4,766 of 5,597 + Volunteers
Organizer
Suzi Grady
Location
(94952)
Total Needed
$5,597
Raised
$831
Volunteers Needed!

Plumb Beach Earth Day cleanup

Join us on Earth Day to make Plumb Beach a cleaner, better place for humans and wildlife.

NEEDS: $248 of 258 + Volunteers
Organizer
NYCAUDUBON
Location
Brooklyn (11235)
Total Needed
$258
Raised
$10
Volunteers Needed!

Powhite Park Trail Bridge

A new 16' footbridge on the multi-use trail in Powhite park will address safety and environmental issues.

NEEDS: $740 of 1,065
Organizer
mburton72
Location
(23225)
Total Needed
$1,065
Raised
$325

Project Butterfly

This program will teach the community how to raise butterflies to reintroduce them back into community gardens.

NEEDS: $1,832 of 1,832
Organizer
ProjectHarlem
Location
The Bronx (10456)
Total Needed
$1,832
Raised
$0

PS 149 Garden!

 

We want to transform a strip of dirt at the end of the parking lot next to PS 149 into a flower garden.

NEEDS: $721 of 721
Organizer
FODoherty
Location
Queens (11372)
Total Needed
$721
Raised
$0

PS 20 Farms Expansion!

A project to expand PS 20 Farms, an urban agriculture program which will serve more than 300 students!

NEEDS: $1,440 of 3,555 + Volunteers
Organizer
ps20farms
Location
Brooklyn (11205)
Total Needed
$3,555
Raised
$2,115
Volunteers Needed!

Public Space 2014 (PS2014)

With a coalition of local organizations and businesses, we will host a public space festival showcasing various installations and programs to inspire Miami locals to activate pocket parks in the downtown corridor. 

NEEDS: $7,700 of 7,700 + Volunteers
Organizer
PSCMia
Location
(33128)
Total Needed
$7,700
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

Put the People in the Picture: Barataria Wetlands Co-Monitoring

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.

NEEDS: $6,440 of 6,515 + Volunteers
Organizer
eustatic
Location
(70083)
Total Needed
$6,515
Raised
$75
Volunteers Needed!

Putting Crossing Guards on the Map

See crossing guard locations on the map.

NEEDS: $5,280 of 5,435 + Volunteers
Organizer
danielastone
Location
New Jersey (07103)
Total Needed
$5,435
Raised
$155
Volunteers Needed!

Re-Energizing Gateway

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.

NEEDS: $7,640 of 7,760
Organizer
Growing Gateway
Location
(97220)
Total Needed
$7,760
Raised
$120

Refinery Flare Monitoring

We are constructing observation stations to monitor refinery flares continuously and remotely. They will provide an inexpensive, easy to construct, and reliable remote flare observation station that provides usable data.

NEEDS: $1,224 of 1,522
Organizer
dbeavers
Location
(70075)
Total Needed
$1,522
Raised
$298

Rensselaer Community Garden

Rensselaer Community Garden will grow produce, new gardeners, a feeling of belonging, and community service in Jasper County, Indiana.

NEEDS: $2,095 of 2,095 + Volunteers
Organizer
Rensselaer Comm...
Location
(47978)
Total Needed
$2,095
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

Restoration of Springfield Gardens Park

Our project will be an ongoing project.

NEEDS: $0 of 194 + Volunteers
Organizer
project leader
Location
Queens (11413)
Total Needed
$194
Raised
$194
Volunteers Needed!

Restoring Victorian Garden at the Alice Austen Park

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.

NEEDS: $1,992 of 1,992 + Volunteers
Organizer
aliceausten
Location
Staten Island (10305)
Total Needed
$1,992
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

River Garden Tree Pit Project

NEEDS: $760 of 830 + Volunteers
Organizer
Beazerk
Location
(10467)
Total Needed
$830
Raised
$70
Volunteers Needed!

Sandy Relief Efforts - Provide warm clothing and footwear

We will be buying clothing and footwear and provide help to victims of Sandy. We can provide clean dry relief to our friends and neighbors - many of whom who lost everything.
NEEDS: $5,494 of 5,494
Organizer
cornucopiasociety1
Location
(11422)
Total Needed
$5,494
Raised
$0

Save Our Seeds - Save our Trees

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

NEEDS: $4,355 of 4,355
Organizer
lacud
Location
Manhattan (10031)
Total Needed
$4,355
Raised
$0

Save the Land and Create a Community Garden

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.

NEEDS: $14,040 of 15,485
Organizer
Demetrice_Mills
Location
Queens (11434)
Total Needed
$15,485
Raised
$1,445

School Garden for our Brooklyn Community

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.

NEEDS: $618 of 618
Organizer
jcrupi
Location
Brooklyn (11211)
Total Needed
$618
Raised
$0

Sciathlon Competition

This is a competition dedicated to raising awareness about world-wide issues concerning our environment.

NEEDS: $5,185 of 5,185
Organizer
greenideasfoundation
Location
(03833)
Total Needed
$5,185
Raised
$0

Shades of Miami

Shades of Miami will suspend colorful umbrellas over urban pathways for shade.

NEEDS: $3,780 of 12,280
Organizer
Iaugustin
Location
(33132)
Total Needed
$12,280
Raised
$8,500

Shore Fest 2013

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.

NEEDS: $4,035 of 4,567 + Volunteers
Organizer
Martha Lopez Gilpin
Location
(11105)
Total Needed
$4,567
Raised
$532
Volunteers Needed!

Shore Road Community Compost Collection Site

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.

NEEDS: $1,413 of 1,533 + Volunteers
Organizer
kwimsatt
Location
Brooklyn (11209)
Total Needed
$1,533
Raised
$120
Volunteers Needed!

Shore Soup Project

We're a volunteer-led group preparing hot soups in Rockaway and delivering them door-to-door to Rockaway residents, all of whom have been hard hit by Hurricane Sandy.
NEEDS: $132,483 of 133,935 + Volunteers
Organizer
Shore Soup Project
Location
Queens (11693)
Total Needed
$133,935
Raised
$1,452
Volunteers Needed!

smallwater Community Center and Garden

Transforming our vacant lot into a community garden.

NEEDS: $727 of 5,185
Organizer
smallwater
Location
Queens (11693)
Total Needed
$5,185
Raised
$4,458

Stay Fit/Have Fun in Idlewild Park

A summer series of free fitness and dance activities under the skies of Idlewild!

NEEDS: $1,065 of 1,065
Organizer
BE Brown
Location
Queens (11413)
Total Needed
$1,065
Raised
$0

Street Tree Guard Building Clinic

BrooklynShade offers free 2 hour clinics in affordable wooden Tree Guard construction and proper tree care.

NEEDS: $264 of 529 + Volunteers
Organizer
project leader
Location
City-wide ()
Total Needed
$529
Raised
$265
Volunteers Needed!

Street Trees Need HELP

Volunteers will take the intensive and extensive pruner course and then be set loose to prune street trees in dire need of pruning.

NEEDS: $2,309 of 2,353 + Volunteers
Organizer
cornucopiasociety1
Location
Queens (11413)
Total Needed
$2,353
Raised
$44
Volunteers Needed!

Stryker Park

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.

NEEDS: $820 of 1,115 + Volunteers
Organizer
Stryker Park
Location
Manhattan (10025)
Total Needed
$1,115
Raised
$295
Volunteers Needed!

Support affordable food for all in Crown Heights

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 40 families in our neighborhood next season.

NEEDS: $5,065 of 5,435
Organizer
Crown Heights CSA
Location
Brooklyn (11216)
Total Needed
$5,435
Raised
$370

Sustainable Flatbush Healing Herb Garden

Our culinary and medicinal herb garden will serve as an outdoor classroom to demonstrate the benefits of herbs as both food and medicine.

NEEDS: $322 of 3,104 + Volunteers
Organizer
Sustainable Flatbush
Location
Brooklyn (11226)
Total Needed
$3,104
Raised
$2,782
Volunteers Needed!

Taking Liberty

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.

NEEDS: $18,228 of 19,348 + Volunteers
Organizer
SustyQ
Location
Queens (11419)
Total Needed
$19,348
Raised
$1,120
Volunteers Needed!

Telluride Grown

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.

NEEDS: $6,017 of 10,175
Organizer
kholstrom
Location
(81435)
Total Needed
$10,175
Raised
$4,158

Texas Beach Cleanup and Board Giveaway

Cleaning up this Richmond DIY skatespot with the help of local skaters and neighborhood kids.

NEEDS: $290 of 1,065
Organizer
rasaproject
Location
(23220)
Total Needed
$1,065
Raised
$775

The Bronx Wellness Center

We're starting a wellness center that will provide quality care and health counseling to residents of the Bronx.

NEEDS: $1,639 of 1,889 + Volunteers
Organizer
David
Location
The Bronx (10458)
Total Needed
$1,889
Raised
$250
Volunteers Needed!

The Butterfly Experience

A mobile walk-through exhibit that allows visitors to interact with hundreds of butterflies flying freely.

NEEDS: $3,125 of 3,125 + Volunteers
Organizer
ProjectHarlem
Location
The Bronx (10456)
Total Needed
$3,125
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

The Continental Avenue Tree Guards

The project will promote attention to our environment while at the same time enhance the appearance of our community and protect our trees. We will create a more uniform and dynamic look to our urban streetscape.  

NEEDS: $3,461 of 4,571 + Volunteers
Organizer
smelnick718
Location
Queens (11375)
Total Needed
$4,571
Raised
$1,110
Volunteers Needed!

The Federico Garcia Lorca Murals

A project of Artmakers Inc., the last of four Federico García Lorca Murals based on Lorca's poem Ciudad sin sueño (Nocturno de Brooklyn Bridge) / Sleepless City (Brooklyn Bridge Nocturne).
NEEDS: $175 of 3,275 + Volunteers
Organizer
Jane Weissman
Location
Brooklyn (112)
Total Needed
$3,275
Raised
$3,100
Volunteers Needed!

The Fire Escape Club

The Fire Escape Club will unite and support fire escape gardeners in Crown Heights!

NEEDS: $755 of 756 + Volunteers
Organizer
gwhitley0
Location
Brooklyn (11216)
Total Needed
$756
Raised
$1
Volunteers Needed!

The Flood Way

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.

NEEDS: $1,940 of 2,160
Organizer
lewismar
Location
(97331)
Total Needed
$2,160
Raised
$220

The Garden of Social Awareness indoor garden

Environmental education will be addressed by teaching the students the importance of plants on human wellness, and the environment.

NEEDS: $458 of 648 + Volunteers
Organizer
project leader
Location
The Bronx (10451)
Total Needed
$648
Raised
$190
Volunteers Needed!

The Human Powered Mobile School

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.

 

NEEDS: $11,275 of 11,365 + Volunteers
Organizer
cat@catoregon.org
Location
(97401)
Total Needed
$11,365
Raised
$90
Volunteers Needed!

The James Baldwin Memorial Outdoor Learning Center at the Clinton Garden

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.   

NEEDS: $2,914 of 3,275
Organizer
raypultinas
Location
The Bronx (10468)
Total Needed
$3,275
Raised
$361

The Ladies Program

Last years events included movies night, introduction workshops, maintenance and manicures, garden parties, fashion events, comedy & burlesque and rides.

NEEDS: $1,450 of 1,650 + Volunteers
Organizer
thebirdwheel
Location
City-wide
Total Needed
$1,650
Raised
$200
Volunteers Needed!

The New 123rd Street Community Garden

The 123rd Street community garden was destroyed by a building collapse in 2012. Help us rebuild our urban oasis.

NEEDS: $4,446 of 4,841 + Volunteers
Organizer
Urban Patch
Location
Manhattan (10027)
Total Needed
$4,841
Raised
$395
Volunteers Needed!

The Pittsburgh Gardening Initiative

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.

NEEDS: $3,125 of 3,125 + Volunteers
Organizer
tdixon
Location
(30310)
Total Needed
$3,125
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

The Rock of Birmingham Community Garden

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.

NEEDS: $3,125 of 3,125 + Volunteers
Organizer
Jonique777
Location
(35228)
Total Needed
$3,125
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

The Terrace at Macaulay Honors

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.

NEEDS: $10,265 of 10,335 + Volunteers
Organizer
project leader
Location
Manhattan (10023)
Total Needed
$10,335
Raised
$70
Volunteers Needed!

The Unfractured Future

We seek to host an educational one-day forum and festival in the summer 2012 at a local farm in Westchester County. 

NEEDS: $3,240 of 3,240 + Volunteers
Organizer
wespacfoundatio...
Location
Upstate NY (10603)
Total Needed
$3,240
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

Third Ward Community Garden

We're starting a community garden in an under-resourced community in Houston in hopes of stimulating better health and promoting local unity.

NEEDS: $304 of 304 + Volunteers
Organizer
The Forge for F...
Location
(77021)
Total Needed
$304
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

Time's Up! Archiving History Project

With the hard work of dozens of interns, volunteers and project leaders, 25 years of Time's Up! advocacy work is being archived.

NEEDS: $1,462 of 3,357 + Volunteers
Organizer
barbaraross2@gm...
Location
Manhattan (10009)
Total Needed
$3,357
Raised
$1,895
Volunteers Needed!

Turning a Classroom into a Garden

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. 

NEEDS: $306 of 324
Organizer
Shari
Location
Manhattan (10027)
Total Needed
$324
Raised
$18

Turtle Pond Wall at the Eric Dutt Eco Center

The Eric Dutt Eco Center at P.S. 6 needs a wall enclosure to keep the turtles in and the little ones out!

NEEDS: $7,574 of 9,539
Organizer
maureenbrady
Location
Manhattan (10028)
Total Needed
$9,539
Raised
$1,965

UA machine

The UA machine is an aqua-hydroponic container farm installed in New York's public gardens. It provides low-income residents with locally grown, fresh food supply, while teaching about urban sustainability issues.

NEEDS: $9,471 of 9,496
Organizer
Carolin Mees
Location
Brooklyn (11231)
Total Needed
$9,496
Raised
$25

Urban Paradise Guild Garden Centers

UPG Garden Centers on 6.5 acres will become epicenters of change in Miami!

NEEDS: $70,558 of 75,342 + Volunteers
Organizer
Urban Paradise Guild
Location
Total Needed
$75,342
Raised
$4,784
Volunteers Needed!

Urban Workshop

Students to build a 12' x 12' gazebo w/ seating and rainwater-harvesting - benefits the garden, community & educates students.

NEEDS: $1,136 of 1,356
Organizer
project leader
Location
Brooklyn (11233)
Total Needed
$1,356
Raised
$220

Varied Resources Garden

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.

NEEDS: $3,125 of 3,125 + Volunteers
Organizer
Varied Resources
Location
Queens (11427)
Total Needed
$3,125
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

Veterans Employment Base Camp and Organic Garden

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.

NEEDS: $3,839 of 4,074
Organizer
lovay
Location
(28562)
Total Needed
$4,074
Raised
$235

Virginia Key Tea House

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.

NEEDS: $29,081 of 29,081 + Volunteers
Organizer
Virginia Key Te...
Location
(33149)
Total Needed
$29,081
Raised
$0
Volunteers Needed!

Washington Square Park Ecology

Washington Square Park Ecology will create a map of the ecological assets of the park.

NEEDS: $4,619 of 4,769 + Volunteers
Organizer
WSPEcology
Location
(10011)
Total Needed
$4,769
Raised
$150
Volunteers Needed!

Water Water Everywhere

The Enrichmond Foundation will be the steward for a portable water meter to be shared with its partners and urban agricultural projects in the City of Richmond.

NEEDS: $1,159 of 1,199
Organizer
David
Location
(23223)
Total Needed
$1,199
Raised
$40

Watershed

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.

NEEDS: $6,122 of 6,215
Organizer
14th Street Y
Location
Manhattan (10003)
Total Needed
$6,215
Raised
$93

We "Woolly " Need A Garden

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.

NEEDS: $1,367 of 1,477
Organizer
jandujar
Location
Queens (11368)
Total Needed
$1,477
Raised
$110

Womyn of Color and LGBTQ Healing Arts Collective

The Womyn of Color and LGBTQ Healing Arts Collective will create a model for community owned healing spaces through Reproductive health workshops.

NEEDS: $2,590 of 2,610 + Volunteers
Organizer
WOCHA
Location
(10454)
Total Needed
$2,610
Raised
$20
Volunteers Needed!

YH Arts Education Scholarship and Professional Stipend

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.

NEEDS: $1,421 of 5,185
Organizer
Yellow House
Location
Brooklyn (11215)
Total Needed
$5,185
Raised
$3,764

Young Activists Project

NEE is dedicated to creating economic opportunity in New Mexico powered by clean energy. We are fundraising to pay for two summer intern positions.

NEEDS: $3,075 of 3,125
Organizer
New Energy Economy
Location
(87505)
Total Needed
$3,125
Raised
$50