Neighborhood Improvement Grants

Manhattan Borough President Capital Funding Grants

Every year the Manhattan Borough President provides funding in support of various important capital projects throughout Manhattan. This funding is available to city agencies, nonprofit organizations, cultural institutions, and public schools for projects serving New York City purposes.

New York City Council Capital Funding for Non-City Organizations

City Council and Borough President Discretionary Funding (Reso A) provides capital grants for housing development and preservation projects.

CitizensNYC All In Neighborhood Grants 

CitizensNYC awards micro-grants up to $5,000 to community building projects carried out by resident-led groups to address issues they identify as important to them.

West Harlem Development Corporation (WHDC) Grants

West Harlem Development Corporation (WHDC) is the recipient of funds contributed, and to be contributed, by Columbia University under a 2009 Community Benefits Agreement (CBA). WHDC aims to support activities that benefit West Harlem by deploying funds pursuant to the CBA through WHDC’s Grant-Making Program and other activities. WHDC’s strategy is to address the needs of West Harlem through project specific collaborations with nonprofit organizations and institutions.

Columbia Community Service Grants

Every year, Columbia Community Service (CCS) awards grants to nonprofit organizations that provide community-based programs and services in the neighborhoods surrounding the University and meet certain eligibility requirements.