Community Grants

Reuse and Repair Grant

Don’t throw it out! Get a grant to start a reuse or repair project.
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Reuse and Repair Grant

Community Map

Our community map shows you where grantees are working in your neighborhood - find out what's going on and get involved!
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In 2016, your support helped us award $1.8 million in grants and support to 421 projects in 122 neighborhoods.
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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. 

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Arts & Culture


Staten Island

Napela is organizing a community-driven summer program for young immigrants living in the neighborhood to learn traditional dances, drumming, stories, and songs.


Chenchita's Community Garden

East Harlem

Chenchitas Community Garden is improving their compost system in order to take in more food scraps from their community.

Arts & Culture

Citizens Against Recidivism


Citizens Against Recidivism is providing free after-school arts programming for youth at risk of delinquency and criminal justice involvement.

In 2016, Citizens Committee...

Awarded $1.8 million in grants and support. 

Worked in every borough & in 122 different neighborhoods.

Mobilized more than 8,420 NYC residents.

Supported 421 grassroots projects.

383 generous donors and partners made this possible.

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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