Community Grants

Neighborhood Grants

Our 2018 Application is now available!
Deadline: January 22, 2018

Have an idea to improve your neighborhood? We want to hear about it, whether it’s community gardening, after-school yoga, or beekeeping. Citizens Committee awards up to $3,000 to resident-led groups for a variety of community building projects in low-income neighborhoods.

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People's Climate March Grant

This grant cycle has passed.

Citizens Committee awarded grants of up to $500 to support grassroots organizing around climate change and the participation of neighborhood groups in the historic People's Climate March on September 21, 2014.

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Team Up to Clean Up Contest

The deadline to apply for 2017 has passed. Congratulations to our 2017 grantees!

In collaboration with the NYC Department of Sanitation, Citizens Committee is encouraging public schools to participate in the Team Up to Clean Up contest, which rewards schools th

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Reuse and Repair Grant

The deadline to apply for 2017 has passed. Congratulations to our 2017 grantees!

Citizens Committee for New York City is partnering with the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (MSWAB) and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer to launch our newest grant initiative: NYC Reuse

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Public School Green Team Grant

Applications for 2017 are now closed

Citizens Committee is collaborating with the NYC Department of Sanitation to award grants of up to $500 for projects carried out by public school green teams.

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Love Your Block

Love Your Block Grant

The deadline to apply for 2018 has passed. Awards will be announced November 28!

From planting trees to clearing vacant lots to installing new traffic signals, Love Your Block awards $1000 to New Yorkers committed to beautifying their neighborhoods. Offered in partnership with the City of New York. 

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