Community Grants

Neighborhood Grants

Thank you to all those who applied for a 2020 Neighborhood Grant!
Deadline: January 20, 2020

Check back in Sep 2020 for our 2021 Neighborhood Grant application. Have an idea to improve your neighborhood? We want to hear about it, whether it’s community gardening, after-school yoga, or beekeeping. Citizens Committee awards up to $3,000 to resident-led groups for a variety of community building projects in low-income neighborhoods.


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Green Team Grant

Our Spring 2020 Green Team grant application is open!
Deadline: February 14, 2020

Grants of up to $1,000 for projects carried out by public school green teams. Examples of projects that we support include building or expanding a school garden, enhancing a school recycling program, creating school sustainability events, and purchasing eco-friendly giveaway items.

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Manhattan Composting Grant

Compost Grant

Congratulations to the latest round of Compost grant winners! Please check back in mid-July for the application for our next grant cycle.

Apply for a grant to start or expand a community compost project and direct waste away from our landfills! This grant is in partnership with the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board of the Manhattan Borough President's Office.

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Reduce, Reuse, and Repair Grant

Congratulations to the latest round of Compost grant winners!

Citizens Committee for New York City is partnering with the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (MSWAB) and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer for the NYC Reduce, Reuse, and Repair Grant.

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Love Your Block

Love Your Block Grant

Congratulations to all the 2020 Love Your Block Grant winners! The application for the next cycle will be posted in October 2020.

From planting trees to clearing vacant lots to installing new traffic signals, Love Your Block awards $1000 to New Yorkers committed to beautifying their neighborhoods. Offered in partnership with the City of New York.

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Chelsea & Hudson Yards Grants

Congratulations to the latest round of Chelsea and Hudson Yards Grant winners!

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