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: $18,000 of 18,000
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: $24,000 of 24,000

GrooveMiami

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

NEEDS: $3,957 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: $1,466 of 2,686

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: $40,000 of 40,000 + 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: $18,000 of 18,000 + Volunteers
View of NEWT from Port of Miami

NEWT Miami: Experiments in Light, Color & Sound

Lookouts throughout Miami will offer diverse communities a view of NEWT on the InterContinental's 364sq.ft. outdoor facade; audiences can then connect to its synchronized music via smartphones. 

NEEDS: $11,000 of 11,000 + Volunteers

Open Streets Knoxville

Bike Walk Knoxville is planning this event on Central St between the Old City and Happy Holler on October 25, 2015. Help us open the streets for car-free walking and bicycling, and free activities for all ages.

NEEDS: $2,594 of 3,125 + 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: $590 of 2,195 + Volunteers

Grafitti Garages at Spang Mountain

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

 

 

 

NEEDS: $605 of 605

Back to School Bash

We want students to understand how important education is and how they can better concentrate on school with the proper tools.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,300 + Volunteers

Garden's Garage

We would like to add a rear entry to garage that would provide easy access to garden and allow us to obtain and store larger tools. Utilities in garage would be next stage.   

NEEDS: $2,735 of 2,735

LETS GET THE ARTS!

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

NEEDS: $20,065 of 20,635

Bend Energy Challenge: Youth Energy Heroes

We believe youth are key to reducing Bend’s carbon footprint. We will engage kids in the Bend Energy Challenge, a competition to reduce energy use, by inspiring kids to be champions of energy efficiency.

NEEDS: $8,415 of 12,395 + Volunteers

Resiliency Project

Community murals to promote healing in the wake of tragedies that have affected our neighborhoods.

NEEDS: $8,675 of 8,675 + Volunteers
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: $2,800 of 3,125
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: $999 of 1,235
(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: $2,155 of 3,500
Festival 1_Reveal CtD Van Nuys

Connect the Dots | Van Nuys

Connect the Dots | Van Nuys brings neighbors together with cyclists and designers to reimagine Van Nuys Boulevard at its fullest potential, solving our city's transit, public space, and water-supply needs. 

NEEDS: $2,558 of 15,750
Pacoima Street Values: Supporting Vending, Arts and Public Space through Informal Use.

Pacoima Street Values

Pacoima Street Values: Supporting Vending, Arts and Public Space through Informal Use.

NEEDS: $0 of 6,264
Fig Jam

Fig Jam

FIG JAM is a free event on North Figueroa by creating vibrant connections by drawing on its past, present & future.

NEEDS: $0 of 10,000 + Volunteers

YES (Youth Envisioned Streets) for a Healthier South LA

YES for a Healthier South LA is a youth-driven event on Central Avenue in South LA that will demonstrate how public space can be reimagined as safe, vibrant and active for all members of the community.

NEEDS: $4,046 of 10,000

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: $3,665 of 5,435 + Volunteers

Peace Room

KEEP CALM AND SPREAD PEACE

NEEDS: $328 of 2,600

Make It Mar Vista

Make It Mar Vista is a one-day festival, taking place Saturday, November 28, 2015. It will be a day of true community engagement along our Great Street of Venice Boulevard.

NEEDS: $0 of 10,237 + Volunteers

WSHS Locker Room

The project includes filth and locker removal, plumbing repair, AC and pest-control. In addition, floors, fresh paint, new lockers, and secure doors.

NEEDS: $0 of 11,295
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: $3,765 of 4,155

Permaculture Park Project

The Permaculture Park Project in Ithaca, NY demonstrates ecological landscaping practices in a public park. The park is a model for other cities to create beautiful and sustainable parks while addressing hunger.

NEEDS: $15 of 2,095

Cville Repair Cafe

At a Repair Cafe, volunteer fixers gather at an event with hands and tools at the ready, and the community is invited to bring items in need of repair.

NEEDS: $1,024 of 5,185 + Volunteers
Pictures of James after several volunteer events this year

We want to buy James a lawnmower

Help us buy James a lawnmower so he can keep Carnes Garden beautiful.  He  lives next door to Carnes Garden and has become the garden caretaker.  James has helped us every step of the way. 

NEEDS: $0 of 559 + Volunteers

Urban Community Food Project 2015 Expansion

By transforming unused spaces into sustainable urban farms we combine education with food production in order to feed residents of one of the United State's hungriest communities. We grow food and we grow growers.

NEEDS: $27,005 of 27,035 + Volunteers
Art Olympic Festival Site.

Art Olympic Festival

Art Olympic Festival is a free community art festival happening in the East Deutschtown neighborhood of Pittsburgh on August 29th, 2015.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,258

North Side Sound System

North Side Sound System aims to make high quality sound and projection equipment available to community groups, organizations, and residents in Troy Hill and the surrounding North Side, Pittsburgh area.

NEEDS: $959 of 1,000

Bronx Students Investigate Transit Pricing

Why does subway fare cost what it does? Who decides?

Fifteen Bronx public high school students will investigate that issue this summer, with your help! 

NEEDS: $0 of 11,880

Re-imagine West Colfax

Promoting economic vitality, transportation options, and great places for people along West Colfax through "pop-up" design.

NEEDS: $0 of 10,084 + Volunteers

Northside Apprenticeship Program

My project will conduct grassroots outreach to residents on the Northside informing them of the great opportunities that the building trades apprenticeship programs provide.

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

Mastering Motherhood Outdoor Workshop

During a one-day workshop minority moms will learn tangible skills needed to run their homes efficiently.  Moms will learn techniques in meal planning, basic home budgeting, DIY cleaning products and meditation.

NEEDS: $0 of 451

The Black Hills Unity Concert

Through the union of our Lakota, Nakota, and Dakota communities we pray for the return of our sacred Black Hills, for the healing of our communities and for the healing of all our relations around the world.

NEEDS: $23,812 of 56,940 + Volunteers

Edgewood Commons Food Pantry

Provide food for 2 days each month, in partnership with Capital Area Food Bank.

NEEDS: $1,829 of 1,849 + Volunteers

Drive Literacy Memphis

Drive Literacy Memphis would like to gradually close the literacy gap by providing young children with books and study materials, such as flash cards and study books.

NEEDS: $1,625 of 1,655

Paint Memphis

Paint Memphis will establish Memphis' largest collaborative mural, and with the Chelsea greenline, wlil help revive the New Chicago/North Midtown neighborhood, making it a safe place to work and live.

 

NEEDS: $0 of 2,450 + Volunteers

New Backboards at Pierotti Park

Replace broken backbaords at Pierotti Park so they are as nice as the new court designed by Anthony Lee.

NEEDS: $0 of 1,331

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