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Capacity Fund Grant 

Get funding for your park group’s ideas and efforts to improve NYC Parks from our Capacity Fund Grant.  If you are an active community park group supporting an NYC Parks property in any of New York City’s five boroughs, you may be eligible to apply for a small grant of up to $3,000 for park projects including events, tools, websites, and outreach materials.


Learn more:

To find out more about our Capacity Fund Grant, attend an information session in your borough. To work on your grant application with our grants team, attend one or more sessions in our grant writing series, where you can focus on specific sections of the application, review tools and resources to help you answer those sections, and use a computer to save your application as you go. For more information or to register, scroll down to UPCOMING EVENTS.


  • November 15, 2019 
  • March 15, 2020

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Generous private support is provided by Craig Newmark Philanthropies, the Altman Foundation, and the MJS Foundation. Public support is provided by the NYC Council under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson through the Parks Equity Initiative. Supporting sponsor TD Bank.


Inwood Parks Grant 

The Partnerships for Parks Inwood Parks Grant, made possible by Columbia University, provides grants of $500 to $15,000 to community groups and nonprofit organizations for small NYC Parks-approved physical improvements, events, and programming in Inwood Hill, Muscota Marsh, and Isham Parks.

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Building Healthy Communities Grant 

The Parks Build Healthy Communities Grant supports community groups with small grants of up to $5,000 for small-scale physical improvements, events, and programming in parks that contribute to community health and well-being in Queensbridge, Corona, North Corona, Flushing, and East Flushing.

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