NYC Green Relief & Recovery Fund

During the summer of 2020, the NYC Green Relief & Recovery Fund awarded 194 grants to nonprofits and community groups that provide essential maintenance, stewardship, public programming, and management of parks and open spaces across the five boroughs of New York City. 

A recent review by the Central Park Conservancy’s Institute for Urban Parks looked closely at critical parks and open space-related issues in New York City at the request of the NYC Green Fund [see report here]. The resulting report and subsequent discussions with practitioners provided guiding areas to strengthen the parks and open space sector. 

The NYC Green Fund focuses on supporting innovation and systemic changes that will enable New York City to manage open space more effectively, equitably, efficiently, and collaboratively. Collaborative Funding Opportunity with the NYC Green Relief & Recovery Fund is accepting letters of interest here until 11:59pm on January 19, 2021. 

The NYC Green Relief & Recovery Fund is intended to grow, and we encourage those interested in supporting this work to donate now or contact for more information. Read the latest press release here and see recent press coverage here.




Generous private support is provided by Altman Foundation, Booth Ferris Foundation, Charina Endowment Fund,
Con Edison, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Albert Giving Fund in memory of Jean Albert, The J.M. Kaplan Fund,
The JPB Foundation, Leon Levy Foundation, The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, Libra Fund,
Lily Auchincloss Foundation, The New York Community Trust, Prospect Hill Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund,
the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, The Tiffany & Co. Foundation, and The Thompson Family Foundation.


Collaborative Funding Opportunity with the NYC Green Relief & Recovery Fund is accepting applications here through 11:59pm on January 19, 2021.