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Helpful Articles

The City of New York is divided into fifty-nine geographic community districts, served by a local rep. body known as a Community Board. Each Community Board is composed of up to fifty unsalaried individuals who either live in or have an interest in the community, selected to serve on the board by the Borough President or local City Council representatives.

Check out the guides and articles below:

Street Closing Guidelines
Street Co-Naming Procedure
How to start a Block Association
Explore Brooklyn

Grants and Funding Opportunities

Community groups may apply for funding to bring an idea for the neighborhood to fruition. Please check out the link below to see if your group qualifies.

Funding Opportunities