Community Grants

Have an idea to improve your neighborhood?

Get up to $3,000 and bring it to life.
January 21
Don't miss our grant deadline

Love Your Block Grant

$1,000 grants and City services to improve your neighborhood.
November 07
Beautify Your Block

Community Map

Our community map shows you where grantees are working in your neighborhood - find out what's going on and get involved!
What's happening in your Neighborhood?

See your donation in action

In 2017, your support helped us award $1.9 million in grants and support to 487 projects in 192 neighborhoods.
Your dollars At work

Grants, Workshops, and Resources

We maintain a long list of helpful resources for community groups around NYC.
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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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Youth & Schools

Amaya's Bookreads

Southwest Bronx

Amaya's Bookreads is cultivating intergenerational learning among elders and youth in a community garden.


El Jardin del Paraiso Community Garden

Lower East Side

El Jardin del Paraiso is planting rain garden plants, pollinators, and flowers within tree beds, amending soil, and installing protective mesh to curb waste disposal.

Food & Health

Neighbors to Save Rivington House

Downtown Manhattan
Lower East Side

Neighbors to Save Rivington House is advocating for the return of Rivington House to its original deed-restricted promise to remain a health care facility in perpetuity.

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 450 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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