Community Grants

Community Map

Our community map shows you where grantees are working in your neighborhood - find out what's going on and get involved!
What's happening in your Neighborhood?

See your donation in action

In 2015, your support helped us award $1.6 million in grants and support to 367 projects in 118 neighborhoods.
Your dollars At work

Grants, Workshops, and Resources

We maintain a long list of helpful resources for community groups around NYC.
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Borrow Equipment

We lend cameras, tents, sound equipment, and more for free!
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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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Beautification

500 Men Making a Difference

Bedford-Stuyvesant

500 Men Making a Difference is establishing a new garden in Von King Park, using it to engage more community residents in the upkeep of the park.

Arts & Culture

Artists Unite

Washington Heights

Artists Unite is collaborating with the MTA to launch a subway poster project in their neighborhood.

Environment

Butterfly Group NYC

Citywide

Butterfly Project NYC is continuing to educate New Yorkers about pollinators and the essential roles they play in urban ecosystems.

In 2015, Citizens Committee...

Awarded $1.6 million in grants and support. 

Worked in every borough & in 118 different neighborhoods.

Mobilized more than 7,340 NYC residents.

Supported 367 grassroots projects.

343 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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