Chelsea & Hudson Yards Grants

Congratulations to our newest Chelsea and Hudson Yards Grant winners! We’re excited to support these 25 groups in their efforts to improve the quality of life for under-resourced groups and individuals.

If you are interested in a Chelsea and Hudson Yards Grant, please note that our application will open again on June 1. The deadline will be September 30.



The West Side Community Fund and Citizens Committee for New York City are partnering to award grants for projects involving youth, seniors, and under-served residents of Chelsea and Hudson Yards.

Two priority areas are:

1. Youth

Including but not limited to: school enrichment programs, early childhood initiatives, after-school programs, teen recreation and workforce development, health care (mental, addiction, pre-natal, infant), arts and culture programs, safety projects.

2. Underserved Populations

Including food pantries and soup kitchens, job training and placement, health and LGBTQ programs that serve seniors, and projects that support the homeless, disabled, and those with special needs.


There are three levels of grants:

1. Micro Grants (up to $2,500) - to fund smaller projects carried out by neighborhood groups, including block and tenants’ associations, civic groups, and schools or teachers for their classes.

2. Mid-level Grants (up to $5,000) - to fund new initiatives with greater reach and impact, including collaboration among several organizations.

3. Large Grants ($5,000+) - to fund larger-scale programs, including new initiatives, expansion of projects, or collaboration among several organizations (such as schools or religious institutions).


Chelsea & Hudson Yard Grants are made possible through over 20 businesses and firms generously supporting the West Side Community Fund.:
Founding Funders:  BlackRock  //  Boies Schiller Flexner  //  The Boston Consulting Group  //  Coach Foundation  //  Cooley LLP  //  Engineers Gate  //  Google  //  IAC  //  Jamestown  //  KKR  //  L'Oréal // Pfizer Inc  //  Related/Oxford Hudson Yards  //  RXR  //  SAP  //  Silver Lake  //  Taconic Investment Partners  //  Third Point LLC  //  Warner Media LLC  //  Wells Fargo  |||  Supporters: Accenture

Application Instructions 


Review Our Eligibility Requirements

The Chelsea and Hudson Yards area to be served is between 14th and 38th streets and between 7th and 12th avenue -- see this map for exact boundaries. Eligible organizations and projects are either located in Chelsea or Hudson Yards or provide services specifically for residents of the area.

Eligible applicants include neighborhood organizations, block and tenants’ associations, non-profits, city agencies, schools, health clinics, NYCHA projects, police community programs, religious institutions, homeless facilities, etc. Individuals who deliver services, such as teachers, are also eligible to apply. Past Chelsea & Hudson Yards Innovation Grant winners may re-apply with a new project, after submitting a mid-year or final report.

Grants cannot support religious or partisan activities, nor programs that promote any form of discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability.


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