Community Grants

Neighborhood Grants

Our 2016 application is now available.
Deadline: January 25, 2016

Have an idea to improve your neighborhood? We want to hear about it, whether it’s community gardening, after-school yoga, or beekeeping. Citizens Committee awards up to $3,000 to resident-led groups for a variety of community building projects in low-income neighborhoods.

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Love Your Block

Love Your Block

Applications for 2016 are now closed; stay tuned for grantee announcements!

From planting trees to clearing vacant lots to installing new traffic signals, Love Your Block awards $1000 to New Yorkers committed to beautifying their neighborhoods. Offered in partnership with the City of New York. 

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Manhattan Composting Grant

Composting Grant

Our 2016 application will be available in winter 2016.

Apply for a grant to start or expand a community-scale compost operation.

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People's Climate March Grant

This grant cycle has passed.

Citizens Committee awarded grants of up to $500 to support grassroots organizing around climate change and the participation of neighborhood groups in the historic People's Climate March on September 21, 2014.

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#ConserveH20 Contest

The deadline to enter has passed.

To promote innovation around water usage and conservation, Citizens Committee partnered with HSBC in 2014 to launch this contest.

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Hurricane Relief Grants

The deadline to apply has passed.

In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Citizens Committee launched a grant program specifically to support neighborhood groups to carry out critical rebuilding work that would be necessary beyond the emergency stage. 

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