Building equality, block by block.
Building hope, block by block.
Building common ground, block by block.
Block by Block has catalyzed the revitalization of urban neighborhoods in more than 30 countries.
More than 1,000 people, including children, women, elders, refugees, and disabled community members, have participated in collaborative Block by Block Workshops worldwide.
More than 25,000 children and teenagers have participated in Block by Block Competitions to crowdsource ideas for transforming public spaces throughout Mexico.
The Block by Block Foundation has contributed more than $6M to UN-Habitat to help make the UN Sustainable Development Goals a reality.
Block by Block in the News
Our work adds up to larger impact—from more engaged communities and more livable cities to more forward-thinking public space policies at every level.
Real-World Minecraft Mod: How the Popular Video Game is Transforming Parks and Other Public Spaces
A look at how Block by Block is transforming neighborhoods around the globe
Block Party, Microsoft Story Lab
Learn more about some of Block by Block’s most inspiring projects and the history of the organization.
Building Real-World Community with Minecraft
How Block by Block makes landscape architecture and urban design more inclusive
When Children Design Tomorrow’s Cities
When you give kids a chance to shape the city of the future, the results are colorful and creative.