Community Grants

Neighborhood Grants

Our 2015 application is now available.
Deadline: January 26, 2015

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 improvement projects in low-income neighborhoods.

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Love Your Block

Love Your Block

Our 2015 application is closed; congratulations to our 25 grantees!

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

Congratulations to our 2015 Love Your Block Grantees!


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Manhattan Composting Grant

Composting Grant

The deadline to apply for 2014 has passed.

Composting transforms organic waste into rich soil. Use it to cultivate flowers, vegetables, herbs or anything else you and your neighbors want to grow. If you’d like to organize a composting initiative on your block or expand a current composting program, apply for one of these grants, available in all five boroughs thanks to the generosity of the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (SWAB) and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer. 

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People's Climate March Grant

This grant cycle has passed.

Citizens Committee for New York City is awarding grants of up to $500 to neighborhood groups organizing to take part in the historic People’s Climate March on September 21, 2014.

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#ConserveH20 Contest

The deadline to enter has passed. Congratulations to the contest winner, PS 54 Fordham Bedford Academy!

Citizens Committee for New York City and HSBC want to hear your innovative ideas to conserve or re-use water.

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Hurricane Relief Grants

The deadline to apply has passed.

We understand that Hurricane Sandy relief efforts go beyond the immediate aftermath. Citizens Committee is awarding grants of $2,000 to support volunteer-led hurricane relief efforts. 

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