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District 1

Christopher Marte

Battery Park City, Civic Center, Chinatown, Financial District, Little Italy, the Lower East Side, NoHo, SoHo, South Street Seaport, South Village, TriBeCa & Washington Square

The Fiscal Year 2024 City Council Discretionary Expense Funding Application is now available online for interested groups to apply. 
Expense Funding

The discretionary funding application is available on the New York City Council website. The deadline for submitting the application is Tuesday, February 21st, 2023 at 5:00 PM. Organizations that fail to submit an application by that deadline will NOT be eligible for discretionary expense funding this cycle.

In addition to the discretionary funding application, our office has a supplementary application form. Please email with the completed form and any other relevant documents by Tuesday, February 21st, 2023 at 5:00 PM.

For groups seeking to be eligible to the Cultural Immigrant or Cultural After School Adventure (CASA) Member Designated Initiative, please be aware of the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) Cultural Development Fund (CDF) fiscal year deadline. Previous applicants will be notified by e-mail regarding release date, application information and reminders, deadlines, funding notifications, and more. New and returning applicants, please visit the “About CDF / Registration” section of the DCLA website to ensure your current e-mail address is enrolled to receive streamlined communication from DCLA.

Capital Funding

The non-city capital application is available on the New York City Council website.

The non-city capital application is for non-profit and cultural institutions only. If you are a city agency requesting capital allocations, please contact Berenice Navarrete Perez at with your request.

The Capital Funding application deadline is Thursday, March 23, 2023 at 5:00 PM. However, for those who are wishing to apply to both the City Council and the Manhattan Borough President, applications must be completed by Thursday, February 23, 2023 at 5:00 PM.