Let's build a healthier, greener Brownsville

Let's empower students & families in central Brooklyn's food deserts to beautify, compost, build edible gardens & healthy places & joyful farm stands to turn gray into green 

NEEDS: $2,062 of 10,152 + Volunteers

Charging Garden Spaces!

Gardens provide calm, healthy spaces - adding solar power cell charging stations will help keep the community safer during blackouts!

NEEDS: $12,628 of 15,228
volunteers helping in the pollinator garden at Highland Park

Restoring Biodiversity in Highland Park and Success Garden

NYC H2O will collaborate with community members in Cypress Hills and East New York to restore biodiversity at the Ridgewood Reservoir in Highland Park and at Success Garden to support flourishing ecosystems.

NEEDS: $13,659 of 20,429 + Volunteers
Teen GAP getting ready for a beehive inspection.

Growing for Change!

The summer 2022 growing season will be bringing big changes to the Wyckoff Farm and a newly redesigned teen GAP program. Show your support while we continue to grow for change!

 

NEEDS: $1,512 of 10,152

Prospect Park Rainbow

The Meadowport Arch is a portal to Prospect Park. We propose cladding each of the arch's 12 interior bays in a different color that when viewed from the entrance creates a rainbow!

NEEDS: $38,043 of 38,043

Healthy Soil Builds Strong Communities

Help BUGS middle school students expand the composting, waste reduction, and food growing projects that contribute to healthy and sustainable communities.

 

NEEDS: $0 of 10,152 + Volunteers
Emerging artist Grace Nkem connecting with local communities and high school students. We lend artwork.

Bring Art to Students' Homes

Students can borrow mounted prints of paintings by local artists, and get to meet them too.

NEEDS: $0 of 5,134 + Volunteers

Habla Environmentalism

Exploring the history of environmentalism through a Latino- Caribbean Lens to teach our neighbors that this is not new to us, it is who we are

NEEDS: $0 of 5,550

Creating a Greener BedStuy

Help Us Bring Some Green--Trees, Plants and Flowers--to the neighborhood, teach our youth how to maintain a green environment and make our home safer, healthier and more beautiful

NEEDS: $3,322 of 15,322 + Volunteers
Grove Street Garden first major clean up

Grove Street Rejuvenation Project

The Grove Street Garden has been a hotspot for community activity since it was founded in 1982, but today it is in need of renovations and community reactivation.  

NEEDS: $2,338 of 2,538
Artichoke Dance performing along the Gowanus Canal

Interactive Performance Tours

Immersive experiences illuminating a geography's environmental justice history and envisioning a sustainable future through movement and the arts.

NEEDS: $0 of 6,575

Your ioby page here!

Start your own ioby crowdfunding campaign to be featured here! Donations are matched if your project is eligible for this ioby program.

NEEDS: $5,000 of 5,000
Brooklyn Utopias: Along the Canal

Brooklyn Utopias: Along the Canal

Two public outdoor exhibitions on the fences of J.J. Byrne Playground and Coffey Park inviting artists to consider what “Utopia” would look like for the communities bordering the Gowanus Canal.

NEEDS: $0 of 9,700

Path To Wellness

Our mission is in preserving our current portion of Earth for our futures generations.

NEEDS: $4,948 of 5,348 + Volunteers

Love Your Park

Show a little love for N. Pacific Garden and Playground.  Help us raise $2,000 by Feb 14 to receive $2,000 in matching funds. 

NEEDS: $0 of 4,061 + Volunteers
Volunteers planting roses in front of school

Seeds and Bubbles

The flowers of tomorrow are in the seeds of today.

NEEDS: $0 of 5,282 + Volunteers

HER Power

Establish a wellness support group for women in NYCHA (Marcy and Tompkins) that includes adult women who live in Marcy and Tompkins Houses who want to make a difference in the community.

NEEDS: $21,592 of 21,592
People walking their bikes through barricades in the street

Willoughby Avenue Open Street

A Festive Community Celebration of the Willoughby Avenue Open Street plus Free Programming and Activities out in the street in Spring 2022.

NEEDS: $3,061 of 4,076 + Volunteers

The Essence of Jayce

We curate educational and therapeutic activities through recreation in the park for families with children who have special needs or disabilities; we call them Designed Differently Warriors.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,110 + Volunteers

Help grow FIG's Food Security Program

FIG is a grassroots collective that helps provide fresh produce and prepared foods to NYC communities in need, including trans and gender-non-confirming persons, in partnership with TRANSgrediendo.

NEEDS: $0 of 5,155 + Volunteers
Music!

POW! (Power Of We)

An inclusive community organization in Brooklyn offering free enrichment programs for learning and play for people of all ages and abilities.POW! Website

NEEDS: $0 of 21,394 + Volunteers

Offline Kid Time

Offline Kid Time, Inc. offers free, fun, creative activities that grow kids’ imaginations and inspire curiosity—without screen time, or too much grown-up supervision.

NEEDS: $18,557 of 18,557 + Volunteers
WyckoffMarket

Gowanus Produces

Gowanus Produce is a community-led farmers market and creative arts program featuring fresh food and homegrown arts in Gowanus. 

NEEDS: $0 of 6,732
The word "Quince" written out in balloon letters

Quince

QUINCE is an immersive theatrical experience featuring the story of a Mexican-American girl confronting her queer identity, family relationships, and faith on the eve of her quinceañera. 

NEEDS: $0 of 32,086

Help Us Build 24 Ghost Bikes

Ghost bikes memorialize the places where cyclists have been killed by cars, and we need your help to build more. 

NEEDS: $0 of 2,000

Avatar Gallery

An audio-visually immersive, 3D virtual gallery in which users can explore or "browse" real-time and long-term, aggregated information sensor data, acquired through the twin project "Visual Feedback".

NEEDS: $59,184 of 59,184 + Volunteers
Basil at Slow Food NYC's Ujima garden

Slow Food NYC's Ujima Garden

Help Slow Food NYC expand our garden's growing capacity by installing raised garden beds and providing a stipend for our lead gardener!

NEEDS: $0 of 5,381 + Volunteers

East New York Community Land Trust

We believe East New York is NOT for sale and we envision a healthy and self-sustaining East New York where our people come before profit.

 

NEEDS: $0 of 28,912 + Volunteers

Make the Block Bloom - Phase 2

Continuing to raise funds for rebuilding our green spaces, healing our connections with each other and with the land

NEEDS: $0 of 213 + Volunteers

We Run Brownsville Wellness

We see our work as a way to advance advocacy around issues of equity and accessibility in order to effectively lead a robust and progressive community transformation from within.

NEEDS: $0 of 6,010

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