Reuse and Repair Grant

Citizens Committee for New York City is partnering with the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (MSWAB) and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer for the NYC Reuse and Repair.  The goal of the grant is to support New York City in reusing, repairing, and refurbishing 100% of all discarded products that can be reused in some capacity, with the balance being recycled.

Grants of up to $2,000 will be awarded  to start new reuse or repair projects, undertake related research projects, or initiate other activities which will help lead to replicable reuse or repair models in all five boroughs of New York City.

Application Instructions 


Eligibility Requirements

Proposals must be completed and submitted by 11:59pm, October 3, 2018. Eligible groups include community and neighborhood associations, individuals, non-profits, for-profit small businesses, schools, and professors, researchers, and student groups at education institutions. Groups and individuals must be located within any of the five boroughs of New York City. Read our application instructions to find out more about the expectations for the grant. Be on the lookout for an instructional video that will be available this summer! Be on the lookout for an instructional video that will be available this summer!


Download An Application

WORD APPLICATION: Save a copy of the application to your computer. Open the document, fill in your answers, save it as a Word Document, and send it back to us. You may also print out either version of the application and hand-write your answers. If you run into trouble with any of the application formats, send us an email or give us a call.


Submit Your Application

Completed proposals can be sent via email to or by fax at (212) 989-0983. Proposals can also be mailed to our office. Attn: Katie Grassle, 77 Water Street, Suite 202 New York, New York 10005