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District 26

Julie Won

Astoria (Central), Astoria (East)-Woodside (North), Queensbridge-Ravenswood-Dutch Kills, Sunnyside Yards (North), Long Island City-Hunters Point, Sunnyside, Woodside, Sunnyside Yards (South), Calvary & Mount Zion Cemeteries, Jackson Heights, Elmhurst, Maspeth

Apply for FY25 Discretionary Funding

The application for Fiscal Year 2025 Discretionary Funding is now open! Eligible nonprofits and community-based organizations in our district can apply from Thursday, January 4, 2024, and the submission deadline will be on Tuesday, February 20, 2024.

Those who apply must fill out and submit the two (2) required forms:

  1. Fiscal Year 2025 Discretionary Funding Expense Application:
  2. Supplemental Form for Fiscal Year 2025 Discretionary Funding Expense Application:

After submitting the forms, our office will be in contact with your organization to schedule a meeting if necessary. Visit the links above to learn more and apply.

All organizations must have the following to be considered for discretionary expense funding:

  • Own EIN
  • EIN must be valid (not revoked)
  • Registered and in good standing with the New York State Charities Bureau
  • Registered Not-for-profit
  • Must submit an application for FY2025 Discretionary Funding
  • Complete and submit the required forms (Certificate of Authorization, Conflicts of Interest, and Affiliation Disclosures)

The deadline for City Council applications is Tuesday, February 20, 2024. Please note that if an application is not submitted within the filing period, the organization will not be eligible for FY2025 funding. 

If you have any questions about the City Council Discretionary Expense Funding Application please reach out to the City Council Finance Team at

For additional information, you may contact our Budget Coordinator Neily Vera Martinez at

Upcoming Events:

New York City Council Central Finance will be hosting a briefing on the Discretionary Funding process on Monday, January 29, 2024, from 2-5 p.m.

The briefing will cover the following topics:

  1. FY25 Expense Discretionary Application
  2. Overview of the Discretionary Budget and Contracting Process
  3. Capital Requests and Guidelines

Visit to register.

If you have any questions please contact