Chicago Community Gardener Association

The CCGA allows gardeners to share information, collaborate, exchange ideas and build networks.

Donate to NeighborSpace

Make a secure online donation via Public Good Software.

Join NeighborSpace

Is your garden a good match for NeighborSpace? Read about our application process.


Lawndale Triangle on Chicago Tonight

A terrific video piece on Lawndale Triangle Garden, a new NeighborSpace-protected site. There was also an empty lot that Stallworth saw as an opportunity. There used to be homes here that she says were torn down in the 1970s, and it’s been empty ever since. Now, it’s becoming a community garden with a focus on […]

Double your impact with Public Good this May

Good news: Public Good Software, the company that provides the fundraising software NeighborSpace uses, is potentially doubling any donations to NeighborSpace. For the month of May, a private foundation will match the first $100 of every donation nonprofits raise with, up to $20,000. NeighborSpace, Chicago’s only nonprofit community garden land trust, currently protects gardens […]

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Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (773) 826-3240
Fax: (773) 442-0299

Our Partners

NeighborSpace is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working in ongoing collaboration with three founding government partners:

City of Chicago
Chicago Park District
Forest Preserve District of Cook County

Several landscaping businesses make significant in-kind contributions to our gardens:

Bartlett Tree Experts
Christy Webber Landscapes
Christy Webber Farm and Garden
Lake Street Landscape Supply

Our gardens also benefit from an array of community groups, government agencies, and non-profit organizations:

Greencorps Chicago
Chicago Botanic Garden
Friends of the Chicago River
Midwest Ecological Landscape Association
Slow Food Chicago
The Trust for Public Land
Chicago Cares

NeighborSpace across the web

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