Love Your Block Grant

$1,000 grants and City services to improve your neighborhood.
November 07
Beautify Your Block

Reuse and Repair Grant

Don’t throw it out! Get a grant to start a reuse or repair project.
October 03
Reuse and Repair Grant

Evening on the Lake

Please join us on September 19 for an evening of live music, gondola rides, and supporting the work of Citizens Committee.
Evening on the Lake

Community Map

Our community map shows you where grantees are working in your neighborhood - find out what's going on and get involved!
What's happening in your Neighborhood?

Borrow Equipment

We lend cameras, tents, sound equipment, and more for free!
Check out our lending library


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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Youth & Schools

P.S. 104Q The Bays Water School

Far Rockaway

P.S.104 is educating youth on environmental stewarsdhip through a community gardening project where students are growing fruits, vegetables, and herbs and maintaining the garden.


Parent Child Relationship

Sunset Park

Parent Child Relationship is engaging community members in Sunset Park through an environmental stewardship project that is working to maintain the community's vibrant green spaces.

Arts & Culture

Kriyol Dance! Collective


Kriyol Dance is using Haitian traditional music, dance, and history to empower community members, while exploring connections between physical and emotional resilience, the arts, and health.

In 2017, Citizens Committee...

Awarded $1.9 million in grants and support. 

Worked in every borough & in 192 different neighborhoods.

Mobilized more than 4,106 NYC residents.

Supported 450 grassroots projects.

432 generous donors and partners made this possible.

Upcoming Events

Sep 29 11:00

Neighborhood Leadership Institute: Basics of Community Organizing

Bring neighbors together to work on issues that matter to you.

Oct 02 6:00

Citizens Committee Grant Information Session with Brooklyn Botanic Garden

What does Citizens Committee for New York City look for in a strong a

Oct 06 11:00

Neighborhood Leadership Institute: Group Structure

Build and maintain an effective neighborhood association or community group.

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.

View the map