Street Trees Need HELP

Volunteers will take the intensive and extensive pruner course and then be set loose to prune street trees in dire need of pruning.

NEEDS: $2,309 of 2,353 + Volunteers

Concrete Green

"Whether it's a roof top garden, solar panels, edible walls or rain water capture, we make your green dreams a reality."

             

NEEDS: $4,947 of 5,267 + Volunteers

Learn to Ride a Mountain Bike Trail in Highbridge Park

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.

NEEDS: $1,549 of 1,620 + Volunteers

Electric Car

Build an Electric vehicle for the delivery of raw ice cream.  A local ice cream manufacturer in New York.

 

NEEDS: $2,100 of 2,160

Living City Brooklyn Gowanus

We envision an ultra-creative street sign project that marries destination pointers and green infrastructure elements such as stormwater management, green energy, alternative transportation. 

NEEDS: $3,918 of 4,160

BQE Garden

Clean, green and beautify the east side of the BQE between 37th Avenue and Northern Blvd. in Jackson Heights. 

 

NEEDS: $697 of 927

Climate Friendly Gardeners

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.

NEEDS: $1,214 of 1,944 + Volunteers

Chicken Apprenticeship Workshops

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.

NEEDS: $614 of 1,315 + Volunteers

All People's Garden

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.

NEEDS: $1,456 of 1,620 + Volunteers

135th Street Beautification Project

The need is for environmental beautification of this block. Uplifting the morale in the community in a healthier and self-esteem way.

NEEDS: $2,925 of 3,125 + Volunteers

Brooklyn Compost Map

Brooklyn Compost Collective make an online and printed map highlighting compost work, and provide educational and outreach opportunities.

NEEDS: $2,944 of 3,125 + Volunteers

Cookbook Fundraiser

This long-term project compiles healthy seasonal recipes using seasonal ingredients our students have cooked with throughout the year. Once developed and printed each student will receive a cookbook!

NEEDS: $950 of 1,026

Farm Visit

We make local fruits and veggies more accessible to our community by running the CSA, which partners with Golden Earthworm Farm on Long Island.

NEEDS: $409 of 604

Street Tree Guard Building Clinic

BrooklynShade offers free 2 hour clinics in affordable wooden Tree Guard construction and proper tree care.

NEEDS: $244 of 529 + Volunteers

More Green For Less Green

Access to fresh produce is severely limited in the Bed-Stuy/Brownsville/Ocean Hill area.

NEEDS: $1,544 of 2,160 + Volunteers

Composting Toilets

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.

NEEDS: $2,639 of 2,750 + Volunteers

Leadership Intern Field Training

Sustainable South Bronx (SSBx) is a community organization dedicated to Environmental Justice through innovative, economically sustainable projects that are informed by community needs.

NEEDS: $639 of 2,415

Children's Organic Food Patch Workshops

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

NEEDS: $1,889 of 3,220 + Volunteers

Learn to Row Day

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.

NEEDS: $1,047 of 1,065 + Volunteers

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