We will organize residents and collaborate with other volunteer groups and build tree guards and start taking care of the trees on our block.
30 students will beautify a local community garden in the Mount Eden area of the South Bronx addressing food injustice with performance art.
The need is for environmental beautification of this block. Uplifting the morale in the community in a healthier and self-esteem way.
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 Small Green Patch is a Community Garden in Brooklyn, NY - The money gererated from this project will help the garden buy and set up a number of needed tools and events for the community.
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'll be making Whole Wheat Pizza when this class is funded! Healthy, hands-on cooking lessons explore seasonal, nut-free international cuisine with kids. Real food makes no excuses!
We'll be cooking up some Thai food when this class is funded! Healthy, hands-on cooking lessons explore seasonal, nut-free international cuisine with kids. Real food makes no excuses!
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.
Building a community and local economy around textile based arts and trades.
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.
An open innovation and education lab, offering access to electronics, equipment, basic through advanced instruction, and an enthusiastic and mentoring community. Access to technology can be transformative.
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.
Quality literature access and education through collaboration.
Grand Canyon in Focus, an intensive outdoor education program, will connect youth from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Flagstaff to nature through photography and environmental education.
Grand Canyon in Focus, an intensive outdoor education program, will connect 12 members of the Tempe Boys & Girls Club to nature through photography and outdoor education.
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.
WHEDco, a non-profit organization in the Bronx, will construct a greenhouse to support its urban farming program aimed at creating opportunities for residents to learn about sustainable living.
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.
We are looking to have a student run recycling program in the student's cafeteria.
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.
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.
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.
All over the NYC area, clean up a beach near you on September 19! Beach debris is not just unsightly, it poses a threat to humans and wildlife.
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.
Help us build our community garden! People will have the opportunity to work on 8-10 8'x5' soil beds (tentaitve based on final location(s)) and will learn about ecology and the importance of permaculture.
We are partnering with KaBOOM! to build a playground in Tampa Heights!
Youth L.E.A.D.'s trained youth educators increase Little Haiti's tree canopy through community outreach, education, and technical assistance in partnership with Miami's Sustainability Office.
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."
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.
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 farmers market run by Sprout Farms' high school interns and facilitated by GrowNYC.
Eco Ryders is an education-based organization dedicated to teaching Bronx youth about the environment and social issues through workshops and skateboard design.
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.
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!
NYLP provides job-training experience to Newark high school youth in environmental fields. The "Farm to Table" theme gives students an inside look at our current food system.
We make local fruits and veggies more accessible to our community by running the CSA, which partners with Golden Earthworm Farm on Long Island.
Feedback Farms is building out a 2nd location that will effectively double our square footage!
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 need your help. Donate or volunteer today!
In order to get our hands in the dirt, we need to bring it into the classroom! We plan to set up indoor vertical gardens in 5 science classrooms, serving a total of more than 650 students.
We will expand our community garden, hiring youth who will build and manage a community garden at the City's Cook St. Park.
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.
Part #coop, part online farmers' market, goMarket connects farmers and gardeners to families & restaurants. Opening Spring 2013.
Building the the supply of a green workforce and creating the demand for a green economy in our community.
Help the Newkirk Cares Collaborative care for street trees along Newkirk Avenue!
grounds To ground will produce a green sustainable soil conditioner and slug, snail, and ant repellent made from recycled coffee waste.
We'll use a rototiller to cultivate our farm on Governors Island for increased production, youth employment, and educational activities.
Various workshops, interactive presentation from dozens Health and Green groups. Practical advice and handouts on Nutrition, Cooking And Exercise
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.
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.
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.
"Jamaica Bay Lives" is the first-ever, feature-length documentary film about Jamaica Bay.
We're serving the community by building 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 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.
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.
We are currently seeking funds to put up a community notice board and to construct a gate in the back connecting us to an established community garden on the opposite block.
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.
Replacement of one hundred and four 300 watt incandescent bulbs with 12 watt LED bulbs across our NYC elementary school.
Amplifying practical solutions, the Less = More Green Map of NYC highlights local waste reduction sites and strategies with handy neighborhood and citywide interactive maps.
Accessible and affordable shared community printing press, education and community fostering.
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!
Little Havana MOVES is a community-driven asset mapping walkabout that brings together seniors and youth to identify shared dreams and to fortify a sense of neighborhood ownership.
We envision an ultra-creative street sign project that marries destination pointers and green infrastructure elements such as stormwater management, green energy, alternative transportation.
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.
Access to fresh produce is severely limited in the Bed-Stuy/Brownsville/Ocean Hill area.
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.
We need your help. Donate or volunteer today!
Every month volunteers paddle our waterways to help make a difference in decreasing marine pollution.
A collaborative effort to utilize the vacant land parcel at Patchen Avenue and Putnam to create a garden and small play area.
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 heath 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 completely free and amazing bilingual (English/Spanish) prenatal yoga class each week for 3 months. Classes will be held at the beautiful New Settlement Community Center at 172nd and Jerome in the Bronx.
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!
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.
Rensselaer Community Garden will grow produce, new gardeners, a feeling of belonging, and community service in Jasper County, Indiana.
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're expanding to grow more food and include more of our neighbors!
Roots Memphis Farm Academy is a farm incubator that creates new farmers by providing sustainable agricultural education and business plan development and connecting graduates to land, financing, and markets.
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.
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.
Install a solar panel system on the Eco-Shed of the Bushwick Campus Farm to provide clean energy for the school’s outdoor greenhouse, vertical farm and hydroponic systems.
Celebrating the local South Beach Community while activating and improving Washington Plaza.
A summer series of free fitness and dance activities under the skies of Idlewild!
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.
A youth-leadership and food-justice summer program that creates opportunities for youth ages 14-30 to work in school and community gardens, community outreach and organizing, and educational and cultural programming.
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.
Last years events included movies night, introduction workshops, maintenance and manicures, garden parties, fashion events, comedy & burlesque and rides.
The QueensWay is the transformation of 3.5 miles of the abandoned LIRR Rockaway Beach Branch into a "cultural greenway".
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.
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.
Students to build a 12' x 12' gazebo w/ seating and rainwater-harvesting - benefits the garden, community & educates students.
The two main parts of our project are clean-up and beautification. We have student volunteers and would like additional volunteers to paint, clean-up leaves, and beautify our adopted flower beds.
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.
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.
The Womyn of Color and LGBTQ Healing Arts Collective will create a model for community owned healing spaces through Reproductive health workshops.
Help us build a new people's garden in Bushwick. We'll be strengthening community and growing healthy, local economies at this positive social gathering point and greening action hub.
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.