Support Our Mission


The East 86th Street Association welcomes your tax-exempt contribution. While our organization is staffed with volunteers, our programs, such as tree maintenance and sanitation operations, require funding. Your donations go directly towards bettering our neighborhood.

The East 86th Street Association’s mission is to enhance quality of life in the East 80’s. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, we’ve worked since 2004 with business and property owners, residents, elected officials, city agencies, and law enforcement to attract new business and address issues such as congestion, safety, and beautification. We’re a group of concerned local residents who volunteer our time.

Read more in About Us.


Our Mission

To improve the quality of life along the East 86th Street corridor by: conducting research, education and advocacy projects which focus on quality of life issues; coordinating and involving residents, merchants, real estate owners, civic organizations, cultural institutions and other concerned citizens to foster community pride, civic participation and responsibility.