Love Your Block Grant

Have a neighborhood project in mind?

You could receive $1,000 grant for a block clean-up or improvement project in your neighborhood, plus services and support from city agencies to bring your block project to life!

The Love Your Block Grant is a partnership between NYC Service and Citizens Committee for New York City. View past projects!


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Who can apply?

  • All New York City resident-led groups are welcome to apply.
  • Resident-led groups are considered 20 or more community-based volunteers.
  • Complete an online application now
  • Request a paper application by contacting Di at 212-822-9563 or


What is included in the grant?

Grantees receive a $1,000 grant to be used towards neighborhood quality of life improvements, as well as services from City agencies including:

  • volunteer management resources
  • project planning assistance
  • tree stewardship training
  • repair of and installation of street signs and street lights, traffic safety survey
  • vacant lot cleanup
  • tree planting or removal
  • graffiti removal
  • bicycle rack installation
  • speed bump installation
  • trash collection


What City agencies provide services?


How can my group apply?


Interested in learning more? Visit Citizens Committee for New York City's website!


The 2020 Love Your Block Grant is possible through the generous support of Citi. Visit Citizens Committee for New York City’s website for more information.