LIVE: Sustainable Communities Challenge Apply
LIVE: Sustainable Communities Challenge Apply

Something For Everyone

We've partnered with the world's top social entrepreneurs to bring you countless ways to improve your community

  • GIY

    Get together with people in your community and share the joy of growing your own food

  • Sow it Forward

    Start a vertical school garden in your classroom to give kids access to fresh produce and to learn about growing food.

  • Open Orchard

    Organize an Open Orchard to bring people together, to provide free fruit to local residents and to green our urban environments.

  • Peace First

    Equip young people with the skills and commitment to solve problems with courage, compassion and collaboration

  • Generation Citizen

    Teach teens how to work with local leaders and take effective political action to fix local problems.

  • The Last Plastic Straw

    Start a grassroots campaign to reduce and eliminate wasteful plastic straws from our communities.

  • World Savvy

    Global competence teaching and learning for your classroom

  • Bee Friendly Farming

    Promote pollinator health on your farm and receive recognition and consumer support for it.

  • Pollinator Partnership

    Invite pollinators to your neighborhood by planting a pollinator friendly habitat in your garden, farm, school, park or just about anywhere!

  • Walking School Bus

    Organize a Walking School Bus in your local area for a healthier, more fun way for kids to get to and from school.

  • Trade School

    Share skills and talents in your community

  • KaBOOM!

    Transform everyday spaces in your community in to PLAYces for all kids.

  • Building School Gardens

    Use school grounds to develop a sense of place and connection to the environment for urban dwellers.

  • Poetry in the Park

    Organize a regular community gathering in your local area to celebrate a love of the written or spoken word.

  • Welcome Dinner

    Welcome new arrivals with dinner in your community. Join a welcoming movement built around food, language and social interaction.

  • Chicago River Cleanup

    Organize a river cleanup in your community or workplace and help to keep the Chicago River litter free.

  • Pop Up Museum

    Bring people together in conversation through stories, art, and objects.

  • SOUP

    Host a regular micro-granting dinner to celebrate and support creative projects in your community.

  • Recycle Across America

    Start recycling right with standardized recycling labels for your school that will help you to improve recycling and save your school money.

  • Grow Remote

    Help to increase employment opportunities in regional areas by connecting companies, remote workers and local communities.

  • Welcome In

    Welcome immigrants to your community through conversational English classes

  • TreePlanters

    Get hands-on education and support to plant trees in your neighborhood with your neighbors.

  • Welcoming Week

    Build Common Ground in Your Community by Hosting a Welcoming Week Event.

  • Sambusa Sunday

    Community gatherings to build bridges and overcome division

  • Men's Shed

    Provide a space in your community where men can find meaning, friendship and belonging.

  • Playworks

    Transform Recess to Transform your School

  • Urban Forestry

    Bring people together in your neighborhood to plant trees for the benefit of your community and the environment.

  • Outdoor Club

    Adventure Beyond the Classroom

  • Repair CafĂ© US

    Organize a free meeting place in your community to repair things instead of throwing them away.

  • Grow it Yourself

    Get together with people in your community and share the joy of growing your own food.

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