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In 2019, your support helped us award $2.3 million in grants and support to 593 projects in 150 neighborhoods.
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Feb. 24th, 2020. Don't miss out!
New Yorker for New York Gala

Grants, Workshops, and Resources

Browse our list of helpful resources for community groups around NYC.
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Green Team Grant

Thanks to all the schools that applied for our Winter 2020 Green Team grant to carry out an environmental project! We look forward to reviewing your application.
DEADLINE:
February 14
School Environmental Grant

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Our mission is to help New Yorkers—especially those in low-income areas—come together and improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods. 

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Youth & Schools

Together We Can

Jackson Heights

Together We Can Community Resource Center is creating a youth group that fosters civic engagement and community bonding amongst local kids.

Arts & Culture

Black TV and Film Collective

Crown Heights

Black TV and Film Collective is empowering people to share their stories while examining ways that the current media environment values some stories over others.

Beautification

Friends of North Pacific Playground and Garden

Boerum Hill

Friends of North Pacific Playground is transforming its local playground and surrounding block into a greener public space through a series of hands-on community events.

In 2019, Citizens Committee...

Awarded $2.3 million in grants and support. 

Worked in every borough & in 164 different neighborhoods.

Mobilized more than 133,235 NYC residents.

Supported 593 grassroots projects.

556 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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