Community Grants

Have an idea to improve your neighborhood?

Get up to $3,000 and bring it to life.
January 22
Don't miss our grant deadline

Love Your Block Grant

$1,000 grants and City services to improve your neighborhood.
November 07
Beautify Your Block

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 2016, your support helped us award $1.8 million in grants and support to 421 projects in 122 neighborhoods.
Your dollars At work

Neighborhood Leadership Institute

Join us for our series of free community organizing workshops!
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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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Arts & Culture

Mobile Print Power


Mobile Print Power is providing free bilingual printmaking workshops to a community predominantly comprised of immigrants.


Electric Ladybug Garden


Electric Ladybug Garden is introducing new programming to better reflect the diversity of its community.

Youth & Schools



ExSTEMsive is creating a program designed to expose underrepresented students to careers in the STEM field.

In 2016, Citizens Committee...

Awarded $1.8 million in grants and support. 

Worked in every borough & in 122 different neighborhoods.

Mobilized more than 8,420 NYC residents.

Supported 421 grassroots projects.

383 generous donors and partners made this possible.

Upcoming Events

Oct 21 10:00

D.I.Y. Workshop - How to Build a Cold Frame

Join us for a free workshop to learn how to build a cold frame to protect your plants from frost

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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