Partners, Funders, and In-Kind Supporters

Green City Force is a proud member of:

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AmeriCorps via The Corps Network Opportunity Youth Service Initiative


Arbor Brothers

Bank of America

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ

Blessing Way Foundation

Blue Ridge Foundation New York, founding funder

BRIC Arts Media (in-kind)

Brooklyn Community Foundation

Capital One

Celery Design Collaborative (pro bono)

Citi Foundation

Community Service Society

Con Edison

Corporation for National and Community Service (AmeriCorps) – Partnerships Challenge

The Dobson Foundation

Donald A. Pels Charitable Trust

Fund for Public Health in New York

Google for Nonprofits (in-kind)

Growth Squared LLC

Hamond Family Foundation

Hirsch Family Foundation

Hyde and Watson Foundation

JellyFish Fund, an advised fund of the Brooklyn Community Foundation

JobsFirstNYC Young Adult Sectoral Employment Project

JRM Construction Management

Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund

Leo S. Walsh Foundation

Leon Lowenstein Foundation

Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc.

L+M Development Partners

Mary J. Hutchins Foundation

Merck Family Fund

The M&T Charitable Foundation


New Profit Inc.

New World Foundation

New York City Council

New  York City Council Member Rosie Mendez

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito

New York City Department of Sanitation

New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD)

New York City Housing Authority (in-kind)

New York City Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice

New York City Mayor’s Office of Strategic Partnerships

The New York Community Trust

New York State Department of Environmental Protection

New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA)

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP (pro bono)

The Pinkerton Foundation

Police Athletic League

The Scherman Foundation


Unilever Growing Roots

The US National Parks Service

William C. Bullitt Foundation

In addition to our government, private and corporate supporters listed above, Green City Force is supported by the generous contributions of individual donors. To learn more about getting involved please visit the Get Involved page or to support Green City Force, please visit our Donate page.


Training, Service and Employment Partners:

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Association for Energy Affordability

Bed Stuy Restoration

BIG Reuse

Black Urban Growers


Bloomberg LP

Bright Power

Building Energy Exchange

Building Healthy Communities

BronxWorks (Betances Community Center)

C&C Apartment Management LLC

The Children’s Village (Drew Hamilton Community Center)

Community Pride, Harlem Children’s Zone

Common Ground Compost

Con Edison

Department of Sanitation

Drive Change

Earth Matter

East New York Farms!

Empire State Realty Trust

Franklin Energy

Fund for Public Housing

Future Green Studio

Goldman Sachs

Gotham Greens

Greenberg Traurig LLC


GRID Alternatives


Habitat for Humanity

Hands on Preservation Experience Crew (H.O.P.E.) National Trust for Historic Preservation

Harlem Grown

Henry Street Settlement


Hudson River Park Trust

Isabahlia Ladies of Elegance Foundation

Jobs Plus

L+M Development Partners

Lower East Side Ecology Center

Mayday Community Space

The Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety

The Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice

The Mayor’s Office of Strategic Partnerships

Millennium Development

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Natural Garden Landscape, Inc. 

New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY)

New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA)

NYCHA’s Department of Garden & Greening

NYCHA’s Energy, Finance and Sustainability Department

NYCHA’s Office of Communications

NYCHA’s Office of Public/Private Partnerships

NYCHA’s Office of Resident Economic Empowerment & Sustainability (REES)

NYCHA’s Office of Resident Engagement

NYCHA Resident Green Committees

NYCHA Youth Leadership Councils

New York Restoration Project

NYC Service

NYC Compost Project

New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA)

Pratt Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator

Red Hook Community Justice Center

Roots of Success

SCAN New York

Service Year Alliance

Sims Municipal Recycling

Square Roots

Solar One


The Sylvia Center

Thread Collective

Urban Green Council (USGBC)

The Urban Future Lab



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