Crosswalk Flags

Crosswalk Flags help pedestrians cross safely. Just grab a flag, look both ways, use the flag to help you cross, then deposit it on the opposite side of the street.

NEEDS: $0 of 543

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: $0 of 3,125

PS11 Garden 2014 Spring Planting

The students grow edible plants and develop a first-hand knowledge of where food comes from. They compost, to understand how decomposition plays a part in the cycle of growth.

NEEDS: $0 of 380

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

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: $0 of 13

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

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: $0 of 1,374 + Volunteers

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: $0 of 2,280

Hike The Heights

This annual celebration is only possible with generous support of neighbors and friends like you.  So please, donate, volunteer, and join us for Hike the Heights!

NEEDS: $69 of 5,000

Hi-viz public bike counter

NYC's first public bike counter! Imagine a counter for bikes, used by community projects around NYC. Now imagine the numbers on the screen are legible from 100 ft. That's the super bright public bike counter.

NEEDS: $0 of 927

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

2014 New Garden Campaign

GrowMemphis assists residents to create community gardens or urban farms in their neighborhoods. Gardens eliminate blight, provide healthy food, create a space for community building, and provide economic opportunity.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,583

Neighborhood History Project – Highland Heights

Corners of Highland Heights Community of Shalom & Crossroads to Freedom at Rhodes College will train youth archivists from the 'Heights' & Treadwell Middle School to interview local elders.
NEEDS: $0 of 583 + Volunteers

Neighborhood History Project - South Memphis

The South Memphis Shalom Zone is teaming up with Crossroads to Freedom at Rhodes College to train youth archivists from South Memphis to interview the elders in their neighborhood.

NEEDS: $0 of 920 + Volunteers

A Better You

The Klondike Smokey City CDC will use funds from the “A Better You” program to add extended learning opportunities and to maintain our current level of services.

NEEDS: $0 of 755

Carnes School Learning Garden

We will transform a vacant lot across from Carnes Elementary School into a garden where students can observe and learn about the environment.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,763 + Volunteers

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: $0 of 265 + 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

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: $0 of 298

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: $0 of 5,040

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: $0 of 21,687

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

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: $0 of 197

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

Mushing For Bristol Bay

Monica Zappa and her dogs are using their run in Iditarod 2014 to bring attention to the fight to Stop the Pebble Mine from destroying Alaska's Bristol Bay. We need your help.  Please donate now.

NEEDS: $0 of 4,291

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: $0 of 1,495 + Volunteers

Our Biscayne

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

NEEDS: $0 of 8,500 + Volunteers

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: $0 of 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: $0 of 1,500

Shades of Miami

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

NEEDS: $0 of 8,500

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

Urban Playscape

The Urban Playscape project will provide a new context for interaction and recreation within a public corridor.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,500

Park East Green Team of Engineers

The Park East Green Team of Engineers wants to transform an underdeveloped, underused courtyard into a habitat for local species and garden laboratory.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,255

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

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