CAM: Growing Micro-Entrepreneurs

Pittsburgh Retail's CAM: Growing Micro-Entrepreneurs will deliver workshops, workships, and publish a resource guide.

NEEDS: $2,400 of 2,500
Heathside Cottage

Heathside Cottage Open House: Autumn Harvest

We are hosting a Victorian Garden Party in one of Pittsburgh's oldest and most peculiar homes. With traditional dancing, high tea, storytelling, and more, it will be the first public event at Heathside Cottage!

NEEDS: $2,900 of 3,000 + Volunteers
Girls in the Game learned to make homemade soda and flavored tortilla chips!

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: $3,425 of 3,500
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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: $13,190 of 15,000
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: $9,810 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: $9,555 of 10,000

REvisit REseda Blvd

REvisit Reseda Blvd will use custom Flex Furniture pieces as performance/display spaces to draw people into the streetscape and help them rediscover the iconic Northridge business corridor.

NEEDS: $1,661 of 4,911

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: $5,435 of 5,435 + Volunteers
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Street Beats Fundraising Campaign

Engage local community members in the process of developing context-sensitive street solutions; host a vibrant event and educate community members around traffic calming and complete streets safety.

NEEDS: $9,225 of 10,000

Peace Room

KEEP CALM AND SPREAD PEACE

NEEDS: $280 of 1,300

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: $8,854 of 9,750 + 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: $14,130 of 20,635
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: $4,025 of 4,155
The team

Capitol Hill Tool Library

Capitol Hill Tool Library: lending tools, sharing ideas, building community.

NEEDS: $2,475 of 4,355 + Volunteers

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: $1,909 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: $2,745 of 4,155 + 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
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Groundwork Greens

Bringing healthy, affordable food to Denver's food desert communities while providing meaningful jobs to low-income youth.

NEEDS: $6,369 of 11,324

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: $1,672 of 2,095
Burke's tricycle

Burke's Wants a Bike

2015 is Burke's Book Store's 140th Anniversary year and we want to help build out local green infrastructure so that our neighborhood will continue strong for another 140 years!

NEEDS: $4,130 of 4,155

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: $979 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: $4,634 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: $1,541 of 1,992

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: $38,923 of 56,940 + Volunteers

Edgewood Commons Food Pantry

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

NEEDS: $1,849 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

Mary Cassatt Garden

Phase one -  tree lining, path defining and clean up of the existing space including wayfinding signage. Phase two -idesign competition for area students to create experincial art above the pathway. 

NEEDS: $2,585 of 2,610 + Volunteers

Giant Puppet Dance Club

Giant Puppet Dance Club is a free weekly dance class where participants ages 8 to adult work with a puppetmaker and a choreographer to dance and perform for the community.

 

 

NEEDS: $0 of 868 + Volunteers

Corlears Hook Park Entryway Beautification

Our project aims to beautify the 6 entry points of Corlears Hook Park with new planting beds, thus making them more visually welcoming and appealing entryway into the Park. 

NEEDS: $1,160 of 4,355 + Volunteers

Reservoir Retreat

I have plans to create a beautiful perennial garden at the former Reservoir site. I want to make changes in the community and pursue others to do the same.

NEEDS: $0 of 130 + Volunteers

Minneapolis Toy Library 2015

Phase 2: Incorporating into a nonprofit to serve the Minneapolis community for the long term!

NEEDS: $320 of 545 + Volunteers

Biggs Hillside Garden

The Biggs Hillside Garden is a project of ReClaim Northside, transforming a vacant lot into a tranquil garden space. Neighbors can stop and sit in the garden or pass by going up and down the Biggs Stairs.

NEEDS: $0 of 220 + Volunteers

Going green on Greene Ave.

This fundraiser would allow us to replace damaged barrels used by neighbors to plant small flower gardens in their front yards and make the block green and beautiful. 

NEEDS: $0 of 540

The Johnny Cash Memphis Legacy

Phase One:  Money raised will go toward funding the sculptor to begin work and will be matched by a local donor, so whatever you donate now will have twice the impact toward the project!

NEEDS: $0 of 10,335

Deutschtown City Steps Mosaic Mural

Our City Steps mural sits at an important intersection for several North Side communities plus North Hills commuters. We hope to improve the appearance of our neighborhood, and instill pride in our residents. 

NEEDS: $0 of 3,420

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