Building a Greater Bronx with Citi Community Progress Makers

Nov 20, 2020
Academic Information

Welcome to Citi Community Progress Makers, a dedicated initiative that aims to bring positive change to the Bronx community through philanthropic efforts. With a strong belief in the power of community engagement, Citi is committed to making a lasting impact in the Bronx. Through this program, we focus on funding and supporting initiatives that promote social progress, economic development, and a better quality of life for all residents.

Our Commitment to the Bronx

At Citi, we understand the importance of offering support where it's needed the most, and that's why we have chosen to focus our efforts on the vibrant and diverse community of the Bronx. Through strategic partnerships and collaborations with local organizations, we aim to address the pressing needs and challenges faced by the residents of this borough.

Investing in Philanthropy

As a leading global financial institution, Citi recognizes the significance of responsible corporate citizenship. Through our Community Progress Makers program, we invest in philanthropic initiatives that create sustainable and long-term positive change. By providing financial resources, expertise, and guidance, we contribute to the development of innovative solutions that tackle critical social issues in the Bronx.

Our Initiatives

Our initiatives cover a wide range of areas, including education, affordable housing, economic empowerment, and environmental sustainability. We collaborate with nonprofits, community organizations, and local leaders to identify pressing needs and develop tailored strategies to address them effectively. Through our partnerships, we aim to create inclusive opportunities for all residents and foster a sense of community pride and resilience.


Education is the foundation for personal growth and a thriving community. We work closely with educational institutions and nonprofit organizations to enhance educational opportunities, provide resources, and promote educational equity for students of all backgrounds. Our initiatives focus on improving access to high-quality education, mentoring programs, and scholarships.

Affordable Housing

We recognize that affordable housing is essential for the stability and well-being of individuals and families. Through strategic investments and partnerships with housing developers and organizations, we support the development of affordable housing units in the Bronx. Our goal is to ensure that all residents have access to safe and affordable housing options that meet their needs.

Economic Empowerment

Economic empowerment is crucial in building strong and resilient communities. We provide funding and resources to support entrepreneurship, job training, financial literacy programs, and small business development in the Bronx. By creating opportunities for economic growth and self-sufficiency, we aim to empower individuals and families to achieve their full potential.

Environmental Sustainability

Preserving the environment is a shared responsibility, and we are dedicated to promoting sustainability practices in the Bronx. Through our partnerships with environmental organizations, we fund projects that focus on environmental conservation, green infrastructure, and environmental education. Our aim is to protect and enhance the natural resources of the Bronx for future generations.

Grants and Impact

Through our Community Progress Makers program, we provide grants to support innovative projects and initiatives in the Bronx. These grants are awarded to organizations that demonstrate a clear commitment to making a sustainable impact in the community. We carefully evaluate each project's potential for long-term success and work closely with grant recipients to monitor progress and measure the impact of their work.

Contact Us

If you would like to learn more about Citi Community Progress Makers and our initiatives in the Bronx, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. We would be happy to provide you with more information, answer any questions you may have, and explore potential partnerships. Together, we can continue to build a greater Bronx and create a lasting positive change in the community.

Andrey Shevchuk
🔥🙌 Excited to see how Citi Community Progress Makers will uplift the Bronx! 💪💪
Nov 8, 2023