Community Grants

Love Your Block

$1,000 grants and City services to improve your neighborhood.
November 07
Beautify Your Block

Have an idea to improve your neighborhood?

Get up to $3,000 and bring it to life.
January 26
Don't miss our grant deadline

Neighborhood Leadership Institute

Register now for our series of fall workshops on community organizing.
Come To a Workshop

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 2013, your support helped us award $911,180 to 482 projects in 162 neighborhoods.
Your dollars At work


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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Greene Acres Community Garden


Green Acres Community Garden is purchasing supplies to chop weeds from the garden to add to their compost.


LUNGS (Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens)

Lower East Side

LUNGS (Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens) is sponsoring a local festival that will include, among many other events and activities, a series of environmental workshops open to the entire communi

Physical Fitness

Brooklyn Alliance for Safer Streets


Brooklyn Alliance for Safer Streets is expanding its project to promote physical fitness by offering more weekly opportunities for neighborhood residents to participate in walks, runs, and bike rid

In 2013, Citizens Committee...

Distributed $911,180.

Worked in every borough & OVER 162 different neighborhoods.

Mobilized more than 9,640 NYC residents.

Supported 482 grassroots projects.

327 generous donors and partners made this possible.

Upcoming Events

Nov 07 4:00

Neighborhood Grants Information Session

Join us for an information session to learn about our Neighborhood Grant.

Nov 13 6:00

Neighborhood Grants Information Session

Webinar. RSVP for more information. 

Nov 15 11:00

Grassroots Fundraising

Support your group's work with community fundraising efforts. 

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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