Community Grants

Apply for a Community-Scale Composting Grant

Up to $750 to start or expand compost projects.
DEADLINE:
March 27
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Neighborhood Leadership Institute

Register now for our series of workshops on community organizing.
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In 2014, your support helped us award $662,445 to 366 projects in 108 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. 

Recently Funded Projects

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Environment

Smiling Hogshead Ranch

Long Island City

The Smiling Hogshead Ranch is cleaning up a vacant lot which has been used as a dumping ground and is covered in trash.

Food & Health

South Shore CSA

Annadale

South Shore Community Supported Agriculture is reaching out to new, low-income members to join their food basket program.

Arts & Culture

Project Attica

Flushing

Project Attica is holding a series of workshops for high school students to learn about the connection between art and social issues.

In 2014, Citizens Committee...

Awarded $1.6 million in grants and services. 

Worked in every borough & OVER 108 different neighborhoods.

Mobilized more than 7,320 NYC residents.

Supported 366 grassroots projects.

349 generous donors and partners made this possible.

Upcoming Events

Mar 07 11:00
am

Navigating City Government

Learn how City government functions and how to have your community issues addressed.

Mar 21 11:00
am

Grassroots Fundraising

Support your group's work with community fundraising efforts. 

Mar 23 6:00
pm

Measure the Impact of Your Garden!

D Rooney and Sheryll Durrant, fellows at the Design Trust for Public Space, will be le

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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