Los Angeles Challenge Grant

The Challenge Grant invites communities to re-imagine their streets as vibrant public spaces. We partner with local groups to demonstrate improvements to their local streets, from parklets to plazas. 

NEEDS: $0 of 650

Hike the Heights 12

Hike the Heights is a community event that links 2000+ residents to the parks in No. Manhattan. This year, we invite the Bronx residents to celebrate with us by crossing over the highbridge to 'Be Our Guest'.

NEEDS: $0 of 4,000

"Dis/Location (Fort Tryon)"

Drastic Action is exploring the immigrant experience through a new site-specific dance for Fort Tryon Park and a series of free dance classes at City College Academy of the Arts.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,634 + Volunteers

Climbing Tree Playground

TreesLouisville will move a 35 year old climbing tree (a Contorted European Beech) to Maupin Elementary's Early Childhood Development Center. 

NEEDS: $0 of 10,637

Frayser Mural

The Frayser mural project seeks to bring beauty to a neighborhood full of blight. Art has the power to transform. Frayser deserves such a transformation.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,010 + Volunteers

Edgewood Preserve Final Payment

We are saving this last undeveloped woods in Ambler Pennsylvania to preserve as open space for the enjoyment of generations to come.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,163

Memphis Catholic Learning Garden

Memphis Catholic Middle and High School is raising funds to build out the next phase of gardens that will allow students to learn in direct contact with nature for years to come!

NEEDS: $0 of 3,255 + Volunteers

Effective Activism Through Music!

As the Pebble Mine fight continues, we are keeping the issue alive, remaining mobilized and building the resistance.  See our Work Plan in the Updates section for our full strategy and then donate to support.

NEEDS: $0 of 9,330
chicken coop

School Garden Chicken Project!

We aim to further develop our school garden education around sustainable food systems by keeping chickens year-round through the purchase of a winterized chicken coop.

NEEDS: $0 of 689
Williamson Park Tree Planting Plan

Williamson Park Trees and Beautification

Tree plantings will establish the next generation of tree canopy, improve air quality & storm water management, increase rain water retention, & provide much needed shade for current and future users of the park.

NEEDS: $0 of 7,580 + Volunteers
Parkside Plaza

The Parkside Plaza Annual Fundraiser

Help us maintain a beautiful Parkside! We need your support to continue to keep the plaza and its flowers, benches, tables and programming running. 

NEEDS: $0 of 4,199 + Volunteers
Living wall to add protection for our cob bench

Green Unity

We want to beautify our outdoor space to build on the hard work we already started. We want to create a nature trail and a living wall to complete our natural space.

NEEDS: $0 of 4,155
elm benches

Elm benches for Marquand Park

Let's keep two hand-carved elm benches made by a local artist in a public park to be enjoyed by everyone in Princeton, residents and visitors alike.

NEEDS: $0 of 160

Top Them Off

The purpose of this project is to build a unique and innovative bus shelter that brings attention to the need for this critical transit infrastructure while also adding aesthetic value to community.

NEEDS: $0 of 22,000

Eco Cool Tools

Seeking the TOOLS to build a GREEN SCHOOL

NEEDS: $0 of 4,150
Johnny Cash by Leigh Wiener 1962

Legacy Memphis Johnny Cash Statue Project

To celebrate, enhance, and educate our neighborhoods about Memphis heroes. We will involve artists, landscapers, and architects to create sculpture gardens based on Memphis music history.

NEEDS: $0 of 26,429

Send Paola to Bike!Bike!

We're raising money to send one of our members to Bike!Bike!, an international gathering of community bike shops. We hope to raise enough money to cover the costs of round trip plane tickets to Guadalajara, Mexico.

NEEDS: $0 of 515

Drawbridge Projections: Thoughts on Water

Thoughts on Water seeks to encourage community participation through the poetic expression of water. The project would demonstrate how existing infrastructure can be used as a platform for artistic expression.

NEEDS: $0 of 15,000 + Volunteers

OASIS on Ballou

An urban agriculture project that reclaims vacant land, unites community, provides healthy food, creates jobs, and gives kids a place to play.

NEEDS: $0 of 555 + Volunteers
Metromover Existing Cut Through

Metromover Parkway

The project will formalize a path under the Metromover guideway, and landscape the area to enhance the area and provide a welcoming public space.

NEEDS: $0 of 24,000

GrooveMiami

GrooveMiami is a series of multi-style, group dance classes, condensed into one afternoon or evening.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,957

Freshkills Park Tweeting Bird Boxes

Broadcasting scientific research and the ecological restoration of Freshkills Park by way of bird activity and social media.

NEEDS: $0 of 3,784

Healing Garden in Jackson Memorial Hospital

We want to transform a vacant lot in the Jackson Memorial Hospital campus into a lush healing garden to improve the health and wellbeing of hospital patients and staff and the surrounding community.

NEEDS: $0 of 20,200 + Volunteers

Homestead Air Reserve Park (HARP) Discgolf Course

I would like to install a DiscGolf Course at the Homestead Air Resever Park.  I have an army of volunteers and a network of local government support.  I expect to build a working course by late August 2016.

NEEDS: $0 of 18,000 + Volunteers

Open Streets Knoxville

Participants are clamoring for more Open Streets Knoxville, with a longer route and longer hours! We need your support to make this happen in 2016. 

NEEDS: $0 of 1,761 + Volunteers

Central Ave/Tobey Park Underpass Mural

Aiming to revitalize an neglected part of our community, this mural is to add a little color to the run down underpass on Central Avenue near Tobey Park. 

NEEDS: $0 of 2,195 + Volunteers

Graffiti Garages at Spang Mountain

Showcase graffiti art as a valid art form and rebuild the connection between the building the the neighborhood.

 

 

 

NEEDS: $0 of 477
Capital Metro Mi Jardin transit oriented pedestrian plaza

Mi Jardin Planting and Block Party

Mi Jardin or "my garden"  is a community garden planting event to encourage community gardening and awareness of native and adapted landscapes.  

NEEDS: $0 of 1,655 + Volunteers

LETS GET THE ARTS!

We are raising money so all of our students have access to the arts.

NEEDS: $0 of 13,286
Sonny Bono Park logo

Sonny Bono Park Rehabilitation Project

The Heurich House Museum has adopted Sonny Bono Park and seeks community volunteers and monetary donations to implement a low-maintenance garden plan that will revitalize the space after years of neglect.

NEEDS: $0 of 955 + Volunteers
Cedar Arts Market: Growing Micro-Entrepreneurs

CAM: Growing Micro-Entrepreneurs

Pittsburgh Retail's CAM: Growing Micro-Entrepreneurs will deliver workshops and a published resource guide. Any funds received over our request will be utilized for future partnered events.

NEEDS: $0 of 740
Heathside Cottage

Heathside Cottage Open House: Autumn Harvest

We are transforming one of Pittsburgh's oldest and most peculiar homes into a venue for arts & culture. With live music, high tea, storytelling, and more, it will be the first public event at Heathside Cottage!

NEEDS: $0 of 7,000 + Volunteers
(from kale he grew himself!)

Peterson Garden Project Kids in the Kitchen

Be a part of some healthy fun by supporting young people ages 8 to 14 learning to make their own healthier meals and snacks at the Peterson Garden Project Community Cooking School.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,657 + Volunteers

peace.love.swap & PLAY! Community Center

Providing a safe, fun place for children to play and for parents to get the much needed support they need. We also aim to keep much needed goods from landfills that families need. 

NEEDS: $0 of 4,430 + Volunteers

Peace Room

KEEP CALM AND SPREAD PEACE

NEEDS: $0 of 2,600
Emily and I inspecting our Hatshepsut hive, located at Hartford Food System's Five Corners farm

One-BEEing, Hartford

Using Natural Beekeeping and Community Gardening as a metaphor for Collective Work and Community Building, One-BEEing, Hartford promotes Environmental  Awareness, Food Justice and Sustainability.

NEEDS: $0 of 390

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