Celebrate Earth Day - Make a donation to GrowNYC

Want to feel good about the environment? Your contribution to GrowNYC helps support so many worthwhile activities: fighting global warming, saving family farms, expanding access to healthier food, greening neighborhoods, and reducing garbage and waste all at the click of a mouse.

A recent study published in the Science journal found that people who give even modest amounts of money to charity report greater happiness levels than those who do not.

Giving feels good!

On this day 50 years ago, 20 million people across the country joined together to fight for a better future for our environment in what became the first Earth Day. The Council on the Environment of New York City (CENYC), now GrowNYC, was born out of the spirit of that day in 1970. 

  • Food Access & Agriculture

    Our network of Greenmarket farmers markets, Youthmarkets, Fresh Food Box pick-ups, and Greenmarket Co. ensures that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, healthiest local food.

  • Conservation

    We provide food scrap drop-offs, clothing collections, Stop 'N' Swap® community reuse events, and zero waste trainings to make resource conservation easy for all.

  • Green Space

    We build and rejuvenate community & school gardens in all 5 boroughs, and support even more gardens through volunteer days, technical assistance, school garden grants, & more.

  • Education

    We foster future environmental stewards by providing 66,000 children each year with programs that provide meaningful interactions with the natural environment.