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District 1

Christopher Marte

Financial District-Battery Park City, Tribeca-Civic Center, The Battery-Governors Island-Ellis Island-Liberty Island, SoHo-Little Italy-Hudson Square, Chinatown-Two Bridges, Lower East Side

The Fiscal Year 2025 City Council Discretionary and Capital Funding Applications are now available online for interested groups to apply.

Discretionary Funding

The discretionary funding application is available on the New York City Council website. The deadline for submitting the application is Tuesday, February 20th, 2024 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 complete the form and upload any other relevant documents by Tuesday, February 20th, 2024 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 dates, application information and reminders, deadlines, funding notifications, and more. For new and returning applicants, please visit theAbout CDF / Registration” section of the DCLA website to ensure your current e-mail address is enrolled to receive streamlined communication from DCLA.

Capital Funding

Non-City organizations applying for Fiscal Year 2025 capital funding may now download and submit applications at the CapGrants portal. All groups should submit their completed applications through this portal.

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 21st, 2024 at 5:00 PM. However, for those who wish to apply to both the City Council and the Manhattan Borough President, applications must be completed by Wednesday, February 22, 2024 at 5:00 PM.