Neighborhood Grants

Through our Neighborhood Grants program, Citizens Committee for New York City awards grants of up to $3,000 for community and school improvement projects carried out by unstaffed resident-led groups to address issues they identify as important to them.

From West Farms in the Bronx to East Elmhurst in Queens, the groups we support work on projects as varied as community gardening, visual and performing arts, nutrition awareness, composting, beautification, tenant and immigrant organizing, public school recycling drives, physical fitness, public safety, and more!

We also offer larger "Catalyst" grants of $6,000 to $10,000. Please note that these grants are for groups aiming to expand their impact and grow into a staffed organization over the next few years. Only a handful of Catalyst grants will be awarded. The application deadline is January 20, 2020.  For more info about eligibility and requirements, please contact Arif at aullah@citizensnyc.org  or  212.822.9580. Fill out the online application here.

 

Attend a grant info session to learn more about our Neighborhood Grants of up to $3,000:

  • Tue., Oct. 8, 6pm // Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn
  • Tue., Oct. 29, 6:30pm // Queens Central Library, Queens
  • Mon., Nov. 4, 6:30pm // Brooklyn Central Library, Brooklyn
  • Tue., Nov. 26, 6:30pm // Jamaica, Queens
  • Wed., Dec. 4, 6:30pm // Flushing, Queens
  • Thu., Dec. 12, 12pm // Webinar
  • Tue., Jan. 7, 6pm // Webinar
  • Tue., Jan. 14, 6pm // East New York, Brooklyn


To RSVP and for exact locations, please contact Keenen:
kwillis@citizensnyc.org  or  212-822-9580

 

Application Instructions 

STEP 2

Review our sample application and budget guidelines for guidance on how to complete the application. You can also refer to our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

STEP 4

Attend a grant info session
Tue., Oct. 8, 6pm // Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn
Tue., Oct. 29, 6:30pm // Queens Central Library, Queens
Mon., Nov. 4, 6:30pm // Brooklyn Central Library, Brooklyn
Tue., Nov. 26, 6:30pm // Jamaica, Queens
Wed., Dec. 4, 6:30pm // Flushing, Queens
Thu., Dec. 12, 12pm // Webinar
Thu., Dec. 12, 6pm // East New York, Brooklyn
Tue., Jan. 7, 6pm // Webinar

To RSVP and for exact locations, please contact Paola:
porozco@citizensnyc.org or 212-822-9598

MAIL:

Citizens Committee for New York City 

77 Water Street, Suite 202

New York, NY 10005

EMAIL: grants@citizensnyc.org

FAX: 212-989-0983