Saturday, September 19, 2009

Assemblywoman Pheffer Announces “New Yorkers for Better Neighborhoods” Grants from Citizens Committee for New York City

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer (D-Queens) is pleased to announce that Citizens Committee for New York City has informed her of grants that are available for local volunteer community groups and public school-based student groups working to improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods and schools across the city.

Through New Yorkers for Better Neighborhoods, Citizens Committee offers grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to grassroots community groups in economically under-resourced neighborhoods to work on community improvement projects that bring neighborhoods together.

“With this grant program, Citizens Committee is offering our community organizations a wonderful opportunity to bring many of their innovative community improvement project ideas to fruition. I encourage anyone interested to take full advantage of this great opportunity,” said Pheffer.

The application deadline for the Fall 2009 grants is September 30th and for the Spring 2010 grants the deadline is March 14, 2010. For further information regarding how to apply, contact Citizens Committee for New York City at their website,, or call 212-989-0909.