StartUp Box: #SouthBronx

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!

NEEDS: $0 of 140 + Volunteers

Bronx Boogie Down Booths

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.

NEEDS: $2,968 of 3,125 + Volunteers

9x18

9x18 asks if parking can be an agent of change in the current affordable housing discourse. We aim to share this plan with NYCHA communities, and to seek their input in shaping the future of NYCHA neighborhoods.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,061 + Volunteers

Lithonia Ride to the Future

From improved transit points to beautified areas, let's design the future of our downtown area together, thus instilling dreams of a thriving Lithonia.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,550 + Volunteers

TimelyTrip

Step Up Your Bus Stop! Help us upgrade your bus stop with a timetable and access to real-time arrivals!

NEEDS: $0 of 533 + Volunteers

Fix this Public Space! 4th Ave/9th St Transit Hub

“Pop-up” Civic Design: How paper, props, imagination, and YOU can fix Brooklyn’s ugliest subway station at 4th Ave/9th St hub -- Think light, color, storefronts, art, amenities, street theater, fun!

NEEDS: $0 of 2,937 + Volunteers

A Workshop for the Community

At Chenchita's Community Garden, we will install a rain harvest roof, allowing us to collect water and host FREE workshops for the community.

NEEDS: $0 of 780 + Volunteers

Parkside Plaza

Build a Beautiful Parkside!

NEEDS: $0 of 6,645 + Volunteers

Feeding the 5,000: Oakland

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.

NEEDS: $0 of 270 + Volunteers

Pumpkin Composting

We must dispose of our Jack O'Lanterns after Halloween, but where? Pumpkins can become fertilizer for gardens in the Spring if we compost them in the Fall. Don't throw Jack O'Lanterns into a landfill.
NEEDS: $0 of 55 + Volunteers

Pulling for Pollinators!

Tamarisk Coalition seeks funding support and volunteer help to maintain a native plant pollinator garden and to assist with the design and building of habitat structures for nesting pollinator species.

NEEDS: $0 of 680 + Volunteers

Butterworth Discovery Park

A child's imagination knows no limits. To create The Butterworth Discovery Park, which will feed the fuel to such minds, without limitations or boundaries, is the goal of A Healthy Clendenin.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,950 + Volunteers

Freret / Uptown Tool Lending Library

The Freret Uptown Tool Lending Library will loan tools to New Orleans residents (at no charge) to perform simple home maintenance, tend their yards and gardens, build furniture, start projects, and learn new skills.

NEEDS: $0 of 4,346 + Volunteers

Space-EX

Transformation of unused urban spaces for community, education and experimentation.

NEEDS: $0 of 4,270 + Volunteers

Fiesta Place Garden

To create a learning and edible garden destination that provides an environment where children and adults gather and celebrate healthy, sustainable living through community engagement, gardening, education, and the arts.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,390 + Volunteers

EARTH (a play about people)

EARTH (a play about people) explores our contemporary relationship to population through the story of a couple deciding whether or not to have a child. 

NEEDS: $0 of 1,865 + Volunteers

Game Night!

We Got Game(s)!

NEEDS: $0 of 250 + Volunteers

462 Halsey Community Garden

We're expanding our rain barrel system by at least three more barrels, expanding our compost curing stations, and hoping to build a small greenhouse.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,245 + Volunteers

Urban Community Food (and Fitness) Project

Building farms and teaching fitness and sustainability - we grow food and we grow growers. The Bronx is a food desert - diabetes, obesity and hunger run rampant - we intend to change that.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,500 + Volunteers

Greenville Tool Library

The Greenville Tool Library will loan out tools for projects in the home, lawn or garden. Building upon the energy of the community garden movement, we hope to inspire and equip community projects across Greenville.

NEEDS: $0 of 715 + Volunteers

Southern Tier Solar Works

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.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,131 + Volunteers

Greener Lenox

The Initiative was created to get local businesses and residents to come together and help clean up Lenox Avenue. This promotes a sense of unity and pride in giving back to the community.

NEEDS: $0 of 50 + Volunteers

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: $0 of 525 + Volunteers

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: $0 of 20 + Volunteers

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: $0 of 300 + Volunteers

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: $0 of 1,080 + Volunteers

2016 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: $0 of 1,006 + Volunteers

Mystic River Open Water

Public Lab and local partners are building an open-source water quality monitoring platform.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,056 + Volunteers

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: $0 of 293 + Volunteers

I AM MIA (Miami in Action)

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: $0 of 5,000 + Volunteers

Our Biscayne

This project entails creating a farmer’s market along Biscayne Boulevard in downtown Miami.

NEEDS: $0 of 8,500 + Volunteers

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: $0 of 10,165 + Volunteers

Holiday Tighten-Up Gift Bags

Ark IPL will work with USGBC, med students, and a community building to distribute bags. When families reduce energy consumption and lower utlity bills, they have more money for food and basics.

NEEDS: $0 of 200 + Volunteers

Urban Roots Science Garden

A hands-on science garden providing environmental science and nutrition education to an underserved urban public elementary school.

NEEDS: $0 of 6,340 + Volunteers

Vito Marcantonio Community Peace Garden

A sustainably designed East Harlem school rooftop greenhouse created to address the needs of a beleaguered zip code at the epicenter of diabetes, defiance, and despair. 

NEEDS: $0 of 10,201 + Volunteers

Washington Square Park Ecology

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

NEEDS: $0 of 3,050 + Volunteers

M-Path Park Project

The M-Path Park project is a grassroots initiative to bring a multi-modal park to the Downtown Dadeland community.  

NEEDS: $0 of 11,290 + Volunteers

City Share Club

City Share Club is a membership club for sharing of small household items including tools, yard care, and small kitchen appliances.  

NEEDS: $0 of 600 + Volunteers

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