Community Grants

Apply for a Community-Scale Composting Grant

Up to $750 to start or expand compost projects.
DEADLINE:
March 27
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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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Environment

Enviharlem

Harlem

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.)

Corona

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

Arts & Culture

Project Attica

Flushing

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 services. 

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.

Upcoming Events

Apr 11 11:00
am

DIY Workshop: Build a Cold Frame

Join us for a free hands-on workshop to learn how to build a basic cold frame, a small greenhouse

Apr 25 11:00
am

Build a Rain Harvesting System

Join us for a free workshop to learn how to build a rain harvesting system - save money, reuse wa

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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