Community Grants

DIY Workshop: Beekeeping

Join us for a free hands-on workshop to learn about beekeeping in the urban environment.
June 13
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In 2014, your support helped us award $1.6 million in grants and support 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. 

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Enviharlem is supporting their environmental efforts through an educational movie and lecture series surrounding the topics of our environment and climate change.

Physical Fitness

Fit Urban Neighbors (F.U.N.)


Fit Urban Neighbors is expanding their health and fitness classes for parents and children in Queens.

Arts & Culture

Project Attica


Project Attica is holding a series of workshops for high school students to learn about the connection between art and social issues.

In 2014, Citizens Committee...

Awarded $1.6 million in grants and support. 

Worked in every borough & in 108 different neighborhoods.

Mobilized more than 7,320 NYC residents.

Supported 366 grassroots projects.

349 generous donors and partners made this possible.

Upcoming Events

Jun 13 10:00


Join us for a free workshop on the importance of pollination and the fundamentals of beekeeping i

Jun 20 11:00

DIY Workshop: Soil Health

Learn how to build and maintain healthy soil to grow nutritious fruits, vegetables, and herbs.

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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