Press Mentions

Press Mentions

Format: 2018-11-19
Format: 2018-11-19

It’s bittersweet news,” stated the group’s spokesman Saleen Shah. “Although Citizens Committee has not taken a position on the HPD-owned community garden issue, we will continue to fund community organizing projects such as community gardening on derelict property and vacant land that do so much to increase access to fresh, organic produce in underserved neighborhoods.

No Swan Song for Sparrow’s Nest
Kelly Marie Mancuso
Queens Chronicle
January 14, 2016

The Citizens Committee for New York City is now accepting applications for its Neighborhood Grants program for the borough of Queens... Your idea may be a winner but you’ll never know unless you try!

Law Enforcement Appreciation Day; Free Film Screening; Neighborhood Grants; Subway Ad Doc Retires
Rockaway Times
January 07, 2016

Kostmayer praised the thousands of groups that have received grants in years past, declaring, “We love all of these great organizations in Brooklyn, but right now, we love the Bronx the most.

Norwood News
Vivian Rattay Carter
December 10, 2015

Council Member Andrew Cohen remarked, "I am excited to see the relationship between the Citizens Committee for New York City and community organizations in my District growing; it is what helps these neighborhood projects become a reality.

Over $1.6 million in Neighborhood Grants and Services Now Available for Volunteer Groups Across NYC
December 04, 2015

The program was funded through a grant from the Citizens Committee for New York City and allowed students to explore the community through photography and interviews.

Check Out Local Students’ Photos At Library Event On Saturday
Shannon Geis
Ditmas Park Corner
November 18, 2015

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The new fund is intended to provide microgrants, from a few hundred dollars to more than $5,000, for the purpose of spurring local innovation and new neighborhood initiatives in Chelsea and Hudson Yards. 

Elected Officials Join 19 Private Sector Companies to Announce Innovative "West Side Community Fund"
Press Release
November 01, 2018

Members of the Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society have launched a pop-up museum they hope will help inspire the next generation of historians in Queens and beyond... The banners cost about $2,000 and were paid for by donations, City Council funds and a grant from Citizens Committee for New York City. Eventually, the group hopes to find a permanent site for a museum that would also contain historical items, documents and oral histories from residents.

Woodhaven’s mobile museum delves into nabe’s rich history
Lisa Colangelo
amNEWYORK
October 15, 2017

Jordan Barker remarked, “I have seen the great work that the Citizens Committee does by connecting New Yorkers who want to effect positive change in their neighborhoods, to the funding needed to make this happen. I’m excited to be a part of this wonderful organization and I look forward to increasing the awareness of the Citizens Committee in local New York City neighborhoods.

Jordan Barker Named Vice Chair of Young Citizens Committee
Citizens Committee for New York City
June 21, 2017

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