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Green Guerillas uses a unique mix of education, organizing and advocacy to help people cultivate community gardens, sustain grassroots groups, grow food, engage youth, and address issues critical to the future of their gardens.

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    • Composting Grants Available from CCNYC

      Mar 9, 2015 | Green Guerillas

      Citizens Committee for New York City, the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (SWAB), and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer have partnered to offer grants to start, expand and grow composting programs in all five boroughs of New York City.

      Grants of up to $750 are awarded to community groups working on neighborhood composting programs. Groups eligible for funding include community associations, community gardens, friends of park groups, housing development groups, nonprofits, schools, colleges and universities, hospitals, and private businesses. Grants can be used to purchase materials to start or expand upon a composting program.

      Click HERE for an application and more information.

      Applications are due March 27th.

  • About Green Guerillas

    Our History

    In the early 1970’s Green Guerillas began rallying people to use community gardening as a tool to reclaim urban land and bring people together to solve problems that plagued their neighborhoods. We are the oldest community garden organization in New York City. Read More

    Our Approach

    More than 600 community gardens serve as testament to the skill, creativity, and determination of New York City’s community gardeners. We support the efforts of these remarkable grassroots leaders and help create the next generation of community gardeners. Read More

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