Property owners can have a tree planted on their street for free if they submit a Service Request though the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation tree service request system or by calling 311. Everyone making a request will receive an identification number to track its status. More information about the program is available on the NYC Parks website.
By creating coalitions among private building owners, community organizations, and government agencies, neighborhoods can obtain grant funding to plan and finance alternative energy projects and energy storage facilities, which will sustain power and reduce the risk of outages during emergencies. Funding options are available in the Financial Resources of this website.
Obtain grant funding for high-priority mitigation projects
Building owners and community organizations can work together to obtain grant monies for projects to achieve risk-reduction goals in a specific neighborhood. Lists of government and private funding sources for hazard-mitigation projects are provided in the Financial Resources of this website.