Apply for grants, design services for a publication or website, or fiscal sponsorship. Connect to the network of partners who can help support your work in your local park.

Want to learn more? Contact us here.

Capacity Fund Grant 

Get funding for your park group’s ideas and efforts to improve New York City’s 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:

  • Request an individual consultation here


  • November 1, 2020

Past Grantees:


Partnerships for Parks Crowdfunding Challenge — Apply 

Raise funds for your NYC park or green space and have the amount you raised doubled through an ioby crowdfunding campaign. The Partnerships for Parks Crowdfunding Challenge provides up to $2,500 in matching funds to approved community projects that are hosted through ioby.



  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

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. Presenting sponsor TD Bank.


Past Grants

Partnerships for Parks previously administered the following grants. We are currently not offering these opportunities:

Upcoming Events


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 remain healthy. Please give now if you can so that we can be back in parks soon.