NYC Service and Citizens Committee for New York City
Grants of up to $1,000 and in-kind services to New York City volunteer-led neighborhood groups, primarily representing low-income communities, for projects to improve their communities through local engagement and action. In addition to the cash grant, groups will be able to leverage designated City services.
Resident-led volunteer groups receive a grant and City services provided by the Department of Parks and Recreation, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Sanitation of New York, and the Department of Environmental Protection to help improve their block. In addition to the grant and City services, groups receive project planning and community building assistance as well as support with local media coverage for the project.
The Love Your Block Grant is aimed at funding materials, basic equipment, and other items needed to make grassroots community-building block beautification projects happen. For all purchases, groups are encouraged to patronize local businesses, use reusable or compostable items, and build or make items rather that purchase them. You may be connected with other groups who have resources or expertise.
Groups must have a detailed action plan for engaging residents to carry out a physical transformation of the public spaces on their block. Specifically, each group must:
As part of the grant, each group will receive support from the Department of Transportation (DOT), Department of Sanitation (DSNY), Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and NYC Parks & Recreation
GrantWatch ID#: 162975
Groups can receive a grant of up to $1,000 and City services.
Project implementation must take place between April 11 and June 28, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For more information, contact Di at:
Por favor ponerse en contacto con Paola si le necesita una aplicación en español:
If you have any challenges with accessing your application please contact James Garcia at:
JGarcia@cityhall.nyc.gov or (212) 676-9749.
Citizens Committee for New York City
77 Water Street, Suite 202
New York, NY 10005
USA: New York City; New York
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