Community Grants

Neighborhood Grants

The deadline to apply for 2014 has passed. Please check back in the fall of 2014 for the 2015 application.

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

The deadline to apply for 2014 has passed. Please check back in the fall of 2014 for the next grant cycle.

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. 



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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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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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#ConserveH20 Contest

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

Citizens Committee's H20 Contest is now over – the deadline to apply was December 31, 2013. Thank you to all those who submitted ideas on how to conserve or recycle water. 

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