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New Yorkers Responding to COVID-19

By donating today you help support our mission in a variety of ways allowing us to more nimbly respond to the needs of our grantees and key stakeholders.
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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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Grants, Workshops, and Resources

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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. 

Recently Funded Projects

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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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