Community Grants

Green Team Grant

Get $1,000 for your public school Green Team to carry out an environmental project.
DEADLINE:
March 15
School Environmental Grant

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In 2017, your support helped us award $1.9 million in grants and support to 487 projects in 192 neighborhoods.
Your dollars At work

Oral History Stories Project

Check out our stories project and listen to community leaders share thoughts about their work, their neighborhood, and how to build community.
Oral History Stories Project

Grants, Workshops, and Resources

We maintain a long list of helpful resources for community groups around NYC.
Find more resources

2019 Composting Grants are available

Apply now to start or expand a composting program in your community.
DEADLINE:
March 22
Composting GRANT

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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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Parents and children attended art-making workshops and more for Friends of North Pacific Playground and Garden's 2018 Neighborhood Grant project.
Arts & Culture

Friends of North Pacific Playground and Garden

Boerum Hill

Friends of North Pacific Playground and Garden is hosting a series of instructional sessions covering gardening, tai chi, and art-making.

Preserving East New York is educating neighbors about the historic preservation process in an effort to promote the protection of several landmark buildings in the neighborhood. In addition to holding workshops about the land marking process at the city a
Beautification

Preserving East New York

East New York

Preserving East New York is educating neighbors about the historic preservation process in an effort to promote the protection of several landmark buildings in the neighborhood.

Neighbors on Hancock Street came together to build planters and beautify their block!
Beautification

700 Hancock Street Block Association

Bedford-Stuyvesant

700 Hancock Street Block Association is unifying the community to beautify the block and educate the residents on basic horticulture by having kids build and paint planters and grow perennials.

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.

Upcoming Events

Mar 09 10:00
am

38th Annual Making Brooklyn Bloom Conference

Citizens Committee will be leading condensed versions of its Basics of Community Organizi

Mar 14 4:00
pm

Brooklyn Community Board 14 Annual Youth Conference

Make sure to stop by the Citizens Committee for NYC table and talk to our representative

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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