Grants & Resources

Find the resources you need to grow your park group. We connect people to our small grants, design services, fiscal sponsorship, and other external resources to expand their networks.

 

CAPACITY FUND GRANT

The Partnerships for Parks Capacity Fund Grant supports community groups with small grants up to $5,000 to dedicated to parks with funding for projects to build their capacity through supporting the group’s self-awareness, ability, and sustainability.

Groups may submit ONLY ONE of the following applications per round and if successful, must wait one year to apply again:

  • Capacity building projects
  • Publication (apply to work with PfP Art Director or outside consultant)
  • Website (apply to work with PfP Art Director or outside consultant)

Generous private support is provided by Altman Foundation, TD Bank, and the MJS Foundation. Public support is provided by New York City Council’s Parks Equity Initiative.

The next deadline is Sunday, October 1. Applications must be received by 11:59 PM.

INWOOD PARKS GRANT

The Partnerships for Parks Inwood Parks Grant program, 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.

The next deadline is Tuesday, August 1. Applications must be received by 11:59 PM.

PARKS BUILD 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 Corona, North Corona, Flushing, and East Flushing.

The next deadline is Saturday, August 5. Applications must be received by 11:59 PM.

OTHER GRANT RESOURCES

Park groups can access other resources, training opportunities, as well as upcoming and ongoing funding opportunities outside of Partnerships for Parks as they grow and seek to diversify their funding sources and to build their capacity.

For more information, contact Grants@CityParksFoundation.org or call 212-602-5349.