Community Grants

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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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We lend cameras, tents, sound equipment, and more for free!
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In 2017, your support helped us award $1.9 million in grants and support to 487 projects in 192 neighborhoods.
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Grants, Workshops, and Resources

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

Literary Freedom Project

Bronx
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Morrisania
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Fordham

Literary Freedom Project is hosting its Mosaic Literary Conference to provide informative programs to residents that strengthen reading and literacy in the community.

Youth & Schools

Seeds of Fortune

Citywide

Seeds of Fortune is hosting pre-collegiate trainings for young women of color on financial aid for higher education, internship preparation, and financial literacy.

Arts & Culture

STooPS

Brooklyn
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Bedford-Stuyvesant

STooPS is involving residents and local artists in its fifth annual community building event.

In 2017, Citizens Committee...

Awarded $1.9 million in grants and support. 

Worked in every borough & in 192 different neighborhoods.

Mobilized more than 4,106 NYC residents.

Supported 450 grassroots projects.

432 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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