Grants

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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Neighborhood Business Grants

Applications are being considered on a rolling basis.

To help New York City’s small businesses experiencing financial distress due to the impact of COVID-19, Citizens Committee has launched Neighborhood Business Grants.   

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Manhattan Composting Grant

Compost Grant

Applications for the Composting Grant are open. Make sure to submit by 11:59pm on Sept. 16th!

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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Hurricane Relief Grants

The deadline to apply has passed.

In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Citizens Committee launched a grant program specifically to support neighborhood groups to carry out critical rebuilding work that would be necessary beyond the emergency stage. 

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#ConserveH20 Contest

The deadline to enter has passed.

To promote innovation around water usage and conservation, Citizens Committee partnered with HSBC in 2014 to launch this contest.

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People's Climate March Grant

This grant cycle has passed.

Citizens Committee awarded grants of up to $500 to support grassroots organizing around climate change and the participation of neighborhood groups in the historic People's Climate March on September 21, 2014.

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