Community Grants

Reuse and Repair Grant

Don’t throw it out! Get a grant to start a reuse or repair project.
DEADLINE:
September 12
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?

Evening on the Lake

Please join us on September 19 for an evening of live music, gondola rides, and supporting the work of Citizens Committee.
Evening on the Lake

See your donation in action

In 2016, your support helped us award $1.8 million in grants and support to 421 projects in 122 neighborhoods.
Your dollars At work

Neighborhood Leadership Institute

Join us for our series of free community organizing workshops!
Join us for a workshop

Home

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

Mobile Print Power

Queens
/
Corona

Mobile Print Power is providing free bilingual printmaking workshops to a community predominantly comprised of immigrants.

Environment

Electric Ladybug Garden

Manhattan
/
Harlem

Electric Ladybug Garden is introducing new programming to better reflect the diversity of its community.

Youth & Schools

ExSTEMsive

Bronx
/
Fordham

ExSTEMsive is creating a program designed to expose underrepresented students to careers in the STEM field.

In 2016, Citizens Committee...

Awarded $1.8 million in grants and support. 

Worked in every borough & in 122 different neighborhoods.

Mobilized more than 8,420 NYC residents.

Supported 421 grassroots projects.

383 generous donors and partners made this possible.

Upcoming Events

Sep 19 6:00
pm
Sep 30 11:00
am

Neighborhood Leadership Institute: Basics of Community Organizing

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

Oct 07 11:00
am

Neighborhood Leadership Institute: Group Structure

Build and maintain an effective neighborhood association or community group.

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.

View the map