The need is for environmental beautification of this block. Uplifting the morale in the community in a healthier and self-esteem way.
Helathy, hands-on, activity-filled cooking lessons explore local, seasonal, vegetarian, nut-free and often soy- and lactose-free international cuisine with children!
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.
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.
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.
Bike Easy staff and volunteers will teach bike skills and safety to 4th and 5th graders at 10 local schools using fun activities and games.
The BioBus will give K students an opportunity to go on an exciting field trip right outside their school.
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. We provide workshops and safe green space for our clients to socialize, skill-share, and build community.
We are working to create sunflower gardens in Orange Mound to beautify the community, remove toxins from the soil so we can plant food gardens in the future, and raise awareness about lead poisoning in the community.
Bronx Boogie Down Booths are a collaborative, community-engaged design project that beautifies the neighborhood, reduces train noise, and celebrates the vibrant culture and musical history of the borough.
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.
Local artists, along with volunteer community members, will create a one-of-a kind mural on both walls of the underpass on Central Avenue.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Sustainable America is partnering w/ NRDC, Food Shift, Grace Communications & Nor. Cal. Recycling Assoc. on a Feeding the 5,000 event in Oakland on 10/18. It will rescue food from being wasted and feed 5,000 people.
Supporting the work of the Ali Forney Center, a shelter for at-risk LGBT youth in New York City.
We are working to send 5 community members to an intensive week-long organizing training where we will gain the skills to learn how to move our legislative campagin forward in Pennsylvania.
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.
We want to expand our outreach to the other four boroughs and host Fixing Sessions there. At first, we would guide people and then lead them to a point where they can host their own Fixing Sessions.
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.
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.
Help the Newkirk Cares Collaborative care for street trees along Newkirk Avenue!
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.
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.
Install a garden that will provide herbal plants and their derivatives to the community. Organic, natural medicinal herbs will boost communal wellbeing and health.
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 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.
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.
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!
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!
We envision an ultra-creative street sign project that marries destination pointers and green infrastructure elements such as stormwater management, green energy, alternative transportation.
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.
The Madison/Belvedere bus stop can be a local artistic expression that tells the rich history of Midtown while hinting at its future. The design will incorporate jukebox elements and punk aesthetics.
ASAP is fundraising toward fiscal sponsorship, website hosting, and our public events!
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.
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.
Access to fresh produce is severely limited in the Bed-Stuy/Brownsville/Ocean Hill area.
$10,000 funds Operation Crosstown projects for a year!
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.
A local artist will design a mural depicting elements of the local neighborhood history and install it on a blighted wall at 1673 Lamar. This removes a blight and replaces it with attractive urban art.
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.
Our purposes for the system are irrigation, drinking and domestic use, and to provide educational opportunities for those who visit our teaching center. We need your help acquiring the equipment to install the system.
Join us on Earth Day to make Plumb Beach a cleaner, better place for humans and wildlife.
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.
Matches 3 trained college students (family coaches) with low-income families, supporting their push out of poverty for a year. This emerging movement has been tested and proven.
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.
We need your help to Revamp our Garden & Compost Site allowing us to better serve the hundreds of people who come to learn and volunteer at our site and continuing to grow and donate produce to those in need.
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.
Musicians United To Protect Bristol Bay is building and promoting a new music video channel to get the message out there about the fight to stop the Pebble Mine.
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.
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.
We are building a blueprint to launch similar entrepreneurial ecosystems in other low-income communities nationwide -- but first, we are showing how it’s done in the Boogie Down!
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.
SWAG Project is an urban farming, food justice + educational project in the South Ward of Newark. We grow food + build community through locally led projects that bring more fresh food + better health to our neighborhood.
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.
This project allows for the preservation of our local heritage, as well as the rich history of the CCC and the US Forest Service, by the adaptive reuse of two former Ranger Stations into a Museum and Welcome Center.
The 123rd Street community garden was destroyed by a building collapse in 2012. Help us rebuild our urban oasis.
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.
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.
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.
We're starting a community garden in the neighborhood. We need raised beds, tools, and permission.
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 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.
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.
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.