Small grants up to $1,000 to NYC residents and organizations to support activities that promote peace, safety, and community empowerment toward violence reduction in the five boroughs.
Visit Safe in the City Grants
Group of trained young people ages 14-21 who work with adult leaders to help define policy, practices, and services around youth and gun violence.
Visit Mayor's Office to Prevent Gun Violence Youth Leadership Council
Small grants up to $5,000 to strengthen the outreach, membership, and program planning capacity of community groups who care for their neighborhood parks across all five boroughs.
Visit Partnerships for Parks Capacity Fund Grants
Small grants up to $2,000 to support the creation, expansion or sustainability of school learning gardens.
Visit Grow to Learn Grants
Opportunities for young people 14-21 to work with city agencies, schools, and community based organizations to influence change through policy, practice, and advocacy service.
Visit NYC Service Youth Leadership Councils
A twenty-five week, school-year employment program open to 2016 SYEP and ISY Internship participants who are currently in school and between the ages of 14 and 24. Participants receive focused work readiness training and work up to 10 hours a week.
Visit GreenThumb Youth Leadership Council
Teens are invited to become stewards of their local parks and recreation centers, learning how to make a positive impact in their local community and encourage the public to recycle.
Visit Green Teen Program
DOT Art commissions artists to develop designs that can be stenciled as temporary murals on barrier sites around the City. Selected artists are provided with a design honorarium, a materials fee, and volunteer support.
Visit Barrier Beautification