Announcing Chelsea & Hudson Yards Innovation Grants

(CITIZENS COMMITTEE FOR NYC) November 2, 2018 — (CITIZENS COMMITTEE FOR NYC) November 2, 2018 — I am pleased to inform you about the launch of the new Chelsea & Hudson Yards Innovation Grants, which will award funds to organizations, agencies, and projects that deliver improved or expanded services to Chelsea or Hudson Yards residents. The application deadline for this first cycle of grants is December 3, 2018.

This grant program is being funded by the new West Side Community Fund, which has been established by a group of 19 businesses and firms located in the Chelsea/Hudson Yards districts in conjunction with Citizens Committee for New York City, which will manage the grants initiative.

Click here for a flyer announcing the grant process. Please consider applying. Also, please share this material with other community organizations and leaders. Below is a blurb about the grant program.


Have a great idea for an innovative project in Chelsea or Hudson Yards?
Apply for a grant!

Our first grant application deadline is December 3, 2018. Applications can be downloaded from our website: Please feel free to contact the Director of Programs, Arif Ullah, at or 212-822-9580 if you have any questions.

Priority areas: Youth and underserved populations

Neighborhoods served: The Chelsea and Hudson Yards area to be served is between 14th and 38th streets. Please see the map for boundaries.

Grant levels: Micro Grants (up to $2,500), Mid-level Grants (up to $5,000), Large Grants ($5,000+).

Eligible Applicants: include neighborhood organizations, block and tenant associations, non-profits, city agencies, schools, health clinics, NYCHA projects, police community programs, religious institutions, homeless facilities, etc. Individuals, such as teachers, are also eligible to apply.