We offer grants, fiscal sponsorship, and design support for people who care for local parks and green spaces across the city. Looking for seed funding or other forms of financial support? Interested in receiving help designing a publication or website for your community group? Learn about the various grants we offer as well as our fiscal sponsorship and design support resources.
There are currently no open grants.
Get funding for your community group’s ideas and efforts to improve New York City’s parks from our Capacity Fund Grant. If you are an active community group supporting an NYC Parks property in any of the five boroughs, you may be eligible to apply for a small grant of up to $3,000 for park projects and supplies including events, tools, and outreach materials.
The Partnerships for Parks (PfP) Capacity Fund Grant provides up to $3,000 to strengthen the outreach, membership, and program-planning capacity of community groups who care for their neighborhood parks in all five boroughs of New York City.
El programa Capacity Fund Grant (Subsidios para Financiar la Capacitación de la Comunidad) de Partnerships for Parks provee pequeños subsidios de hasta $3,000 para fortalecer la difusión, la membresía y la capacitación en planificación de programas de los grupos comunitarios que se preocupan por los parques de su vecindario en los cinco distritos de la ciudad de Nueva York.
The application process should not begin with submitting the proposal. Below are some ways to prepare:
Siga estos pasos cuando comience el proceso de solicitud:
El proceso de solicitud no debe comenzar con la presentación de la propuesta. A continuación se muestran algunas formas de prepararse:
Who is eligible?
We do not fund:
¿Quién es elegible?
Funding decisions will be based on:
Las decisiones de financiación se basarán en:
Examples of eligible expenses include:
Ejemplos de gastos elegibles incluyen:
Examples of past grantees include:
Algunos ejemplos de beneficiarios anteriores incluyen:
¿Que más necesita saber?
January 2022 – View January 2022 Grantees here.
November 1, 2020 – View November 2020 Grantees here.
March 15, 2020 – View March 2020 Grantees here.
November 15, 2019 – View November 2019 Grantees here.
February 15, 2019 – View February 2019 Grantees here.
October 1, 2018 – View October 2018 Grantees here.
February 1, 2018 – View February 2018 Grantees here.
Generous private support is provided by The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, Altman Foundation and the MJS Foundation. Public support is provided by the NYC Council through the Parks Equity Initiative. Presenting sponsor TD Bank.
In response to the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NYC Green Relief & Recovery Fund offers grants of $500 to $12,500 to groups with experience working in NYC’s open spaces and supporting community health and wellness with annual operating budgets up to $50,000. The deadline for this grant has passed.
Are you an NYC Green Fund grant recipient? Raise funds for your NYC park or open space and have the amount you raised doubled through an ioby crowdfunding campaign! The NYC Green Fund Crowdfunding Challenge provides up to $2,500 in matching funds to approved community projects that are hosted through ioby.
The Green / Arts LIVE NYC small grants program is designed to encourage community park groups, artists, and community-based arts organizations to collaborate to present free performing arts programs in parks in under-resourced neighborhoods across NYC’s five boroughs.
Partnerships for Parks (PfP), through City Parks Foundation, offers fiscal sponsorship to community groups supporting NYC parks and green spaces. Fiscal sponsorship allows community groups who do not have their 501c3 status to build their organizational and financial capacity without having to allocate valuable time and resources required of a nonprofit organization. We are not accepting applications at this time.
We bring New Yorkers together in their parks by offering free programs. Although our programming is temporarily suspended, parks remain open to find solace, to exercise, and to stay healthy. Please give now if you can so that we can be back in parks soon.