CITY ON THE RISE: New Yorkers roll up their sleeves to plant gardens, build play areas, and beautify thoroughfares.
October 2014 | Results Newsletter
Lots of Love for
Citizens Committee for New York City
Lots of Blocks
$525,000 | 2009-2014
The Trust has been the lead funder of the Love Your Block awards since their inception in 2009. Since then, 197 volunteer groups in more than 100 neighborhoods in all 5 boroughs have received grants of $1,000, along with services from the departments of Transportation, Parks and Recreation, and Sanitation. 10,808 volunteers spent more than 56,400 hours removing debris, creating gardens, cleaning up parks, and spreading love.