Community Grants

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?

See your donation in action

In 2015, your support helped us award $1.6 million in grants and support to 367 projects in 118 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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Borrow Equipment

We lend cameras, tents, sound equipment, and more for free!
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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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Food & Health

Kelly Street Garden Committee

Bronx

Kelly Street Garden Committee is teaching neighorhood residents how to incorporate locally grown produce, herbs, and spices into their home cooking practices to produce healthy meals.

Beautification

110 Street Block Association

Corona
/
Queens

110th Street Block Association is building free little libraries with donated books in its sidewalk garden space, facilitating and promoting both literacy and neighborliness.

Arts & Culture

Boulevard Film Festival

Sunnyside
/
Queens

Boulevard Film Festival is hosting a film festival to promote and support local filmmakers and videographers.

In 2015, Citizens Committee...

Awarded $1.6 million in grants and support. 

Worked in every borough & in 118 different neighborhoods.

Mobilized more than 7,340 NYC residents.

Supported 367 grassroots projects.

343 generous donors and partners made this possible.

Upcoming Events

Oct 01 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.

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