Community Grants

Have an idea to improve your neighborhood?

Get up to $3,000 and bring it to life.
DEADLINE:
January 26
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Grant Application Information Session

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See your donation in action

In 2013, your support helped us award $911,180 to 482 projects in 162 neighborhoods.
Your dollars At work

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Our mission is simple: to help New Yorkers—especially those in low-income areas—come together and improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods. 

Recently Funded Projects

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Environment

Greene Acres Community Garden

Bedford-Stuyvesant

Green Acres Community Garden is purchasing supplies to chop weeds from the garden to add to their compost.

Environment

Greene Acres Community Garden

Bedford-Stuyvesant

Green Acres Community Garden is purchasing supplies to chop weeds from the garden to add to their compost.

Physical Fitness

Brooklyn Alliance for Safer Streets

Bedford-Stuyvesant

Brooklyn Alliance for Safer Streets is expanding its project to promote physical fitness by offering more weekly opportunities for neighborhood residents to participate in walks, runs, and bike rid

In 2013, Citizens Committee...

Distributed $911,180.

Worked in every borough & OVER 162 different neighborhoods.

Mobilized more than 9,640 NYC residents.

Supported 482 grassroots projects.

327 generous donors and partners made this possible.

Upcoming Events

Dec 01 5:30
pm

Neighborhood Grants Information Session

Join us for an information session to learn about our Neighborhood Grant.

Dec 02 6:00
pm

Neighborhood Grants Information Session

Join us for an information session to learn about our Neighborhood Grant.

Community Map

What's happening on your block? Take a Citizens Committee tour through New York City using our Community Map. Zoom in on your neighborhood to find out what's happening in your community.

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