Community Grants

Have an idea to improve your neighborhood?

Get up to $3,000 and bring it to life.
January 22
Don't miss our grant deadline

Shout with Us!

Join our Thunderclap, and you and other CCNYC supporters will join an ‘online flash-mob’ - sharing the same message at the same time through Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.”
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Neighborhood Leadership Institute

Join us for our series of free community organizing workshops!
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The New Yorker for New York Gala only comes along once a year

In 2018, it's on March 12th.
New Yorker for New York Gala

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


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


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


Electric Ladybug Garden


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

Youth & Schools



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

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 487 grassroots projects.

432 generous donors and partners made this possible.

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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