Queens – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato (D – South Queens) today reminded all local volunteer groups that the deadline to apply for a 2019 Neighborhood Grant through The Citizens Committee for New York City is January 21st. Pheffer Amato held a grant workshop this past month with local community organizations.
The Citizens Committee for New York City awards grants up to $3,000 for neighborhood projects that range over a variety of different areas. Areas include community gardening, visual and performing arts, nutrition awareness, beautification, tenant and immigrant organizing, healing circles, physical fitness, public safety, and many more.
Application instructions and guideline can be found by going to the following link: https://www.citizensnyc.org/grants/neighborhood-grants.
The last grant winner was won by Perfect Pieces of the Puzzle Inc. An organization fueled to be the leader in autism advocacy, legislation, and research. The organization also has been the leader in school policy for the Department of Education’s District 27; a school district that represents the Rockaways and parts of Ozone Park.
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