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In 2016, your support helped us award $1.8 million in grants and support to 421 projects in 122 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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Arts & Culture

Napela

Stapleton
/
Staten Island

Napela is organizing a community-driven summer program for young immigrants living in the neighborhood to learn traditional dances, drumming, stories, and songs.

Environment

Chenchita's Community Garden

East Harlem
/
Manhattan

Chenchitas Community Garden is improving their compost system in order to take in more food scraps from their community.

Arts & Culture

Citizens Against Recidivism

Jamaica
/
Queens

Citizens Against Recidivism is providing free after-school arts programming for youth at risk of delinquency and criminal justice involvement.

In 2016, Citizens Committee...

Awarded $1.8 million in grants and support. 

Worked in every borough & in 122 different neighborhoods.

Mobilized more than 8,420 NYC residents.

Supported 421 grassroots projects.

383 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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