Press Mentions

Press Mentions

Format: 2017-11-18
Format: 2017-11-18

The Citizens Committee for New York City is now accepting applications for its Neighborhood Grants program for the borough of Queens... Your idea may be a winner but you’ll never know unless you try!

Law Enforcement Appreciation Day; Free Film Screening; Neighborhood Grants; Subway Ad Doc Retires
Rockaway Times
January 07, 2016

Kostmayer praised the thousands of groups that have received grants in years past, declaring, “We love all of these great organizations in Brooklyn, but right now, we love the Bronx the most.

Norwood News
Vivian Rattay Carter
December 10, 2015

Council Member Andrew Cohen remarked, "I am excited to see the relationship between the Citizens Committee for New York City and community organizations in my District growing; it is what helps these neighborhood projects become a reality.

Over $1.6 million in Neighborhood Grants and Services Now Available for Volunteer Groups Across NYC
December 04, 2015

The program was funded through a grant from the Citizens Committee for New York City and allowed students to explore the community through photography and interviews.

Check Out Local Students’ Photos At Library Event On Saturday
Shannon Geis
Ditmas Park Corner
November 18, 2015

Through Neighborhood Grants, Citizens Committee awards micro-grants of up to $3,000 to resident-led groups to work on community and school projects throughout the city.

Innovative Funding Programs for Placemaking
Project for Public Spaces
November 05, 2015

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“We are incredibly humbled and thankful to be the recipient of this year’s Osborn Elliott Award for Community Service,” said RYTF Executive Director Milan Taylor. “When I founded The Rockaway Youth Task Force in 2011, I knew that youth and young adults like myself had so much to offer our community and to see that vision realized and validated is incredible. I am incredibly thankful for the entire RYTF Team and for the Citizens Committee for recognizing us for our hard work.

Rockaway Youth Task Force Honored
Gail Johnson
The Wave
March 17, 2017

On Monday, March 6, the Rockaway Youth Task Force was honored at the 2017 Citizens Committee for New York Gala.  Citizens Committee strives to improve the lives of New Yorkers living in low-income areas by providing support to grassroots organizations. RYTF received this year's Osborn Elliott Award for Community Service, which celebrates and honors individuals and organizations who work to improve local quality of life in New York's poorest communities.

RYTF Honored by Citizens Committee
The Rockaway Times
March 16, 2017

We’re betting [Assembly Speaker] Carl Heastie (D-Bronx) will stand up for good government and pollution prevention by rejecting the Senate’s attempt to block the city’s sensible new anti-litter statute.

Hands off NYC’s shopping bag fee
Eric Goldstein and Peter Kostmayer
New York Daily News
January 26, 2017

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