Brooklyn Compost Map

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

NEEDS: $3,044 of 3,125 + Volunteers

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: $1,954 of 3,220 + 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

Cookbook Fundraiser for Astoria CSA

This long-term project compiles healthy family recipes from our members, using the vegetables we receive throughout the season as the main ingredient.

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: $419 of 604

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: $792 of 2,415

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

More Green For Less Green

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

NEEDS: $1,779 of 2,160 + Volunteers

Street Tree Guard Building Clinic

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

NEEDS: $264 of 529 + Volunteers

The Terrace at Macaulay Honors

The Terrace at Macaulay Honors is a green roof project that will be located at the flagship building of the CUNY's Macaulay Honors College.

NEEDS: $10,265 of 10,335 + 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

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

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

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: $1,314 of 1,944 + Volunteers

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

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: $3,953 of 4,160

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

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: $1,554 of 1,620 + 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

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

The Ladies Program

Last years events included movies night, introduction workshops, maintenance and manicures, garden parties, fashion events, comedy & burlesque and rides.

NEEDS: $1,450 of 1,650 + Volunteers

The Flood Way

The Flood Way is a film about floods, and the ways in which human society interacts with and shapes them. The film speaks about floods in general, but centers on the life and history of the Willamette River.

NEEDS: $1,940 of 2,160

Homewood Agricultural Project

 Turning vacant lots in Pittsburgh into hands-on opportunities for organic farming.

NEEDS: $2,030 of 2,160 + Volunteers

Beneficial Mud Balls for the Gowanus

Our Gowanus Mud Ball project will gather the community to make mud balls and educate on beneficial microbes! Then a massive throw of 10,000 balls into a section of the Gowanus!

NEEDS: $1,426 of 1,655 + Volunteers

All Summer Butterflies

The Friends of Haffen Park is seeking funding for The Summer of Butterflies, to create a butterfly garden in Haffen Park, to help the adults and children learn about these beautiful creatures.

NEEDS: $868 of 918 + Volunteers

Forget the Bag! Rewards Program

A pilot distribution of loyalty cards is planned to be distributed to 2 local shops to inspire their customers to use less, waste less, and be loyal to the businesses that care for the environment that surrounds them.

NEEDS: $654 of 687 + Volunteers

Plastic Bag Dropoff

Project seeks to reduce the number of plastic bags sent to landfill through recycling and reuse.

 

NEEDS: $318 of 373

Plumb Beach Earth Day cleanup

Join us on Earth Day to make Plumb Beach a cleaner, better place for humans and wildlife.

NEEDS: $248 of 258 + Volunteers

Watershed

Watershed - Fish on 14th St, is a multi-media public artwork that aims to build awareness and educate community members in and around NYC about water ecology, which is of the utmost importance for a city surrounded by wa

NEEDS: $6,122 of 6,215

GreenDay 2012

An exciting environmental event for young and old.

 

NEEDS: $2,046 of 2,071 + Volunteers

Birds Chirping Rather Than Gunshots

We will organize residents  and collaborate with other volunteer groups and build tree guards and start taking care of the trees on our block.

NEEDS: $214 of 464 + Volunteers

PLANT - GROW - GIVE

PLANT - GROW - GIVE by MERCY HOME, Lifeskills, Lifelong

NEEDS: $1,210 of 2,140

Green Breakfast Club

This campaign will allow us to transition into Village Green, the peer to peer resource exchange for triple bottom line startups, those that impact people, profit and planet.

NEEDS: $12,241 of 12,293 + Volunteers

The Human Powered Mobile School

This project will document the Eugene, OR Mobile School Presentations and disseminate information about them through a cross country “Pony Express” style ride using a human powered cargo bike.

 

NEEDS: $11,275 of 11,365 + Volunteers

Young Activists Project

NEE is dedicated to creating economic opportunity in New Mexico powered by clean energy. We are fundraising to pay for two summer intern positions.

NEEDS: $3,075 of 3,125

Bread for the City's Southeast Center Rooftop Garden

BFC’s Food Program is expanding our Southeast Center rooftop garden, which is located in Anacostia. We provide workshops and safe green space for our clients to socialize, skill-share, and build community.

NEEDS: $872 of 1,012

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