Community Grants

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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. 

Recently Funded Projects

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Food & Health

Ujima Community Working Together


Ujima Community Working Together is cultivating its garden space to grow food it can share with the community, and to host community events and fitness classes.

Arts & Culture

Sister Circle Collective

West Harlem

Sister Circle Collective is facilitating garden walking tours, collective cooking workshops, and healing herb identification sessions for women of color in the neighborhood.


Friends of the Sunview


Friends of the Sunview is producing a series of public programs and workshops on the theme of art and the local environment.

In 2015, Citizens Committee...

Awarded $1.6 million in grants and support. 

Worked in every borough & in 118 different neighborhoods.

Mobilized more than 7,340 NYC residents.

Supported 367 grassroots projects.

343 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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