Grants

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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Manhattan Composting Grant

Composting Grant

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

Apply for a grant to start or expand a community-scale compost operation.

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Hurricane Relief Grants

The deadline to apply has passed.

In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Citizens Committee launched a grant program specifically to support neighborhood groups to carry out critical rebuilding work that would be necessary beyond the emergency stage. 

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#ConserveH20 Contest

The deadline to enter has passed.

To promote innovation around water usage and conservation, Citizens Committee partnered with HSBC in 2014 to launch this contest.

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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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