Our advocacy would not be possible without the support of the individual and institutional supporters who share our vision of community access to public land. Thanks to their monetary and in-kind donations, we have made a remarkable impact in a remarkably short period of time. Join this incredible group of supporters by making a donation today!

Smiling Hogshead Ranch, Long Island City (photo copyright Murray Cox)

You make our work possible:

NYC City Council Members Brad Lander, Stephen Levin, Antonio Reynoso, Inez Barron, Robert Cornegy, & Rafael Espinal


The Awesome Foundation (NYC chapter)

Brooklyn Community Foundation

Citizens Committee for New York City

Clif Bar Family Foundation

The Durst Organization

The Fund for the City of New York

The Goldhirsh Foundation LA2050 competition (supporting LA Open Acres)

The Hudson River Foundation (supporting Newtown Creek-front access organizing)

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Prototype Fund (supporting Living Lots®)

M&T Bank

Nextdoorganics’ Local Food Fund

The New York Community Trust (for NYCommons)

NYC Venture Philanthropy Fund

Night2Day Interiors

Norcross Wildlife Foundation


Small Planet Fund


Sunlight Foundation (funding Living Lots NYC)

Contributors to ALL CITY ACRES and 596 Acres of Vacant Public Land on IOBY

Everyone who supported our 2012 People Working Our Land Together benefit, our 2014 Mapping Matters gala fundraiser,  our winter 2015 Sprint to the Solstice, and our 2017 Golden Garden Glove Affair gala.

596 Acres Annual Reports

2017 Annual Report (design by Alexander McSwain; illustration by Yehuda Blum)

2016 Annual Report (design by Alexander McSwain)

596 Acres 2015 Annual Report (design by Josh Bisker)

596 Acres 2014 Annual Report (design by Partner & Partners)

596 Acres 2011-2012 Recap  (design by Julia Samuels)


596 Acres has been a Partner Project of the Fund for the City of New York.

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