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In 2015, it's on February 23th.
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In 2014, your support helped us award $662,445 to 366 projects in 108 neighborhoods.
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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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Q Gardens


Q Gardens is converting the abandoned, trash?strewn lot on the outside of the Q train at Church Avenue into a neighborhood driven community garden.

Food & Health

Sunset Park CSA

Sunset Park

The Sunset Park CSA is building community and increasing their sustainability by conducting outreach and engaging low income community members who have limited access to fresh fruits and vegetables

Arts & Culture

Dr. Antonia Pantoja Mural Project Committee

East Harlem

The Dr. Antonia Pantoja Mural Project is creating a mural in the neighborhood to honor an education activist.

In 2014, Citizens Committee...

Distributed $662,445.

Worked in every borough & OVER 108 different neighborhoods.

Mobilized more than 7,320 NYC residents.

Supported 366 grassroots projects.

349 generous donors and partners made this possible.

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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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