Gardens Rising Partners

Building on the network of supportive relationships that arose in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, Gardens Rising strives to be inclusive and collaborative as we work to achieve our shared goals. We are grateful for the support of numerous city, state, and federal agencies, as well as our elected officials, organizational supporters and friends, including


New York State Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR)

New York Rising – Lower Manhattan Community Planning Committee members: Daniel Ackerman (Co-Chair); Catherine McVay Hughes (Co-Chair); Wellington Chen; Betty Cohen; Hope Cohen; George Cominskie; Kerri Culhane; Robin Forst; Timur Galen; David Gruber; Tessa Huxley; Robert Keating; Michael Levine; Gigi Li; Sam Miller; Marco Pasanella; Damaris Reyes

NYC Department of Parks and Recreation (NYC DPR)

NYC Department of Environmental Protection (NYC DEP)

US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery program (CDBG-DR)

New York City Community Garden Coalition (NYCCGC)

Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens (LUNGS)


NYC Council Member Rosie Mendez

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer

Manhattan Community Board 3

Green Map

Neighborhood Preservation Center


Manhattan Land Trust

New York Restoration Project (NYRP)

Trust for Public Land


Wendy Brawer of GreenMap; Maryanne Byington; Barbara Cahn; JK Canelpa; Peter Cramer; Shawn Dahl; Ayo Harrington; Eva Hanhardt; Rasheed Hislop; Ilon Kutok; Corinna Lindenberg; Bill LoSasso; Michael Mangieri; Ross Martin; Fran McGorty; John McLaughlin; Carolyn Ratcliff; Magali Regis; Carlina Rivera; Samuel Robinson; John Shuttleworth; Mitchell Silver; Margot Walker and Alexia Weidler.