Neighborhoods First provides grants to support community-engaged planning in New York City.

WE FUND

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Nonprofit organizations and coalitions based in New York City neighborhoods anticipating rezoning or major development, who have the desire and capacity to bring together local stakeholders so that they can engage effectively in planning processes

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Organizations that support community engagement by providing technical assistance to our community-based grantees, such as zoning research and analysis, training, facilitation, development of planning and zoning alternatives, etc.

WE DON’T FUND

Community-based organizations for work unrelated to neighborhood planning or rezonings in New York City


Research, analysis, or advocacy work unrelated to neighborhood planning or rezonings in New York City


Individuals or for-profit entities

GRANT INQUIRY

If you believe that your organization meets the above criteria, please complete this inquiry form. Please do not submit a full proposal. We endeavor to respond to inquiries meeting our criteria within 60 days.