Community Grants

Have an idea to improve your neighborhood?

Get up to $3,000 and bring it to life.
DEADLINE:
January 21
Don't miss our grant deadline

Love Your Block Grant

$1,000 grants and City services to improve your neighborhood.
DEADLINE:
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 2017, your support helped us award $1.9 million in grants and support to 487 projects in 192 neighborhoods.
Your dollars At work

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. 

Recently Funded Projects

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Youth & Schools

Amaya's Bookreads

Southwest Bronx
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Highbridge

Amaya's Bookreads is cultivating intergenerational learning among elders and youth in a community garden.

Environment

El Jardin del Paraiso Community Garden

Manhattan
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Lower East Side

El Jardin del Paraiso is planting rain garden plants, pollinators, and flowers within tree beds, amending soil, and installing protective mesh to curb waste disposal.

Food & Health

Neighbors to Save Rivington House

Downtown Manhattan
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Lower East Side

Neighbors to Save Rivington House is advocating for the return of Rivington House to its original deed-restricted promise to remain a health care facility in perpetuity.

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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