Community Grants

Reuse and Repair Grant

Don’t throw it out! Get a grant to start a reuse or repair project.
October 03
Reuse and Repair Grant

Community Map

Our community map shows you where grantees are working in your neighborhood - find out what's going on and get involved!
What's happening in your Neighborhood?

Borrow Equipment

We lend cameras, tents, sound equipment, and more for free!
Check out our lending library

See your donation in action

In 2017, your support helped us award $1.9 million in grants and support to 487 projects in 192 neighborhoods.
Your dollars At work

Grants, Workshops, and Resources

We maintain a long list of helpful resources for community groups around NYC.
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Our mission is simple: to help New Yorkers—especially those in low-income areas—come together and improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods. 

Recently Funded Projects

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Arts & Culture

Literary Freedom Project


Literary Freedom Project is hosting its Mosaic Literary Conference to provide informative programs to residents that strengthen reading and literacy in the community.

Youth & Schools

Seeds of Fortune


Seeds of Fortune is hosting pre-collegiate trainings for young women of color on financial aid for higher education, internship preparation, and financial literacy.

Arts & Culture

Kriyol Dance! Collective


Kriyol Dance! Collective is using Haitian traditional music, dance, and history to empower local high school students.

In 2017, Citizens Committee...

Awarded $1.9 million in grants and support. 

Worked in every borough & in 192 different neighborhoods.

Mobilized more than 4,106 NYC residents.

Supported 450 grassroots projects.

432 generous donors and partners made this possible.

Upcoming Events

Sep 11 6:00

Reuse & Repair Grant Info Session

How would you decrease waste to landfills with $2,000?

Sep 11 6:00

Reuse & Repair Grant Info Session

How would you decrease waste to landfills with $2,000?

Sep 29 11:00

Neighborhood Leadership Institute: Basics of Community Organizing

Bring neighbors together to work on issues that matter to you.

Community Map

What's happening on your block? Take a Citizens Committee tour through New York City using our Community Map. Zoom in on your neighborhood to find out what's happening in your community.

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