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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 2013, your support helped us award $911,180 to 482 projects in 162 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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Food & Health

Bountiful Harvest Farm

St. George

Bountiful Harvest Farm is building a rain water harvesting shed reducing its water consumption and increasing their sustainability.


Resident Association of Lafayette Gardens

Clinton Hill

The Resident Association of Lafayette Gardens is organizing a clean-up day to beautify the area around the housing development by planting new flowers, caring for their street trees, and building t

Physical Fitness

Brooklyn Alliance for Safer Streets


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

Oct 01 6:30

Love Your Block: Grant Info Session

Looking for ways to beautify your block, bring together neighbors, and build community?

Oct 18 11:00

Media Tools

Increase public support for your group by framing your message and alerting local media. 

Oct 25 11:00

Navigating City Government

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

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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