Budget Requests for Fiscal Year 2018

Please note that dates are subject to change.

Fiscal Year 2018 Capital Funding Request Instructions

Capital funds support an organization's physical infrastructure. Capital funds, at a minimum, are limited to projects costing $35,000.00 and above and with a useful service life of at least 5 years.

To apply for capital funds from the City Council, you must complete and submit the forms by close of business Friday, March 24, 2017 at the following link: http://www.nyc.gov/html/capgrants/capgrants.html

Please note that this application is only for private, non-profit organizations.


Fiscal Year 2018 Expense Funding Request Instructions

Expense funds support an organization’s operating or programmatic work. Expense funding requests must have a minimum cost of $5,000.00.

To apply for expense funds, you must complete and submit all of the following:

1. The supplemental funding request application using the form at the bottom of the this page by Tuesday, February 21, 2017.

2. The City Council's Organization Qualification Form available on the Council's website by Tuesday, February 21, 2017. The documents at the end of this application (some of which will require notarization) must be mailed to:

Charles Davis
NYC Council, Chief Compliance Officer
250 Broadway, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10007
3. The HHS Accelerator Prequalification Form, if you are applying for more than $10,000 in total Council expense funding. The Application is valid for 3 years, as long as the organization submits proof on an annual basis to HHS Accelerator that they are in good standing with the Charities Bureau and the IRS. After three years, organizations will need to re-apply for prequalification to HHS Accelerator.


Fiscal Year 2018 Manhattan Delegation Funding Request Instructions

Funding through borough delegations is also available with similiar criteria as district requests. Please see the following supplemental aplications for further details:

For additional delegation specific guidelines please follow this link


Fiscal Year 2018 Jewish Caucus Funding Request Instructions

Funding through the caucus is available following similiar criteria as district requests. Please see the following supplemental aplications for further details:

These supplementals will be active when available.


Fiscal Year 2018 Cultural Development Fund Instructions

The Cultural Development Fund application is available at the link here. This application is required for cultural organizations seeking initiative funding via CASA, SU-CASA, or the Cultural Immigrant Initiative or wish use the DCLA as their contracting agency for discretionary funds. 

This application is closed for the FY18 budget cycle.


Fiscal Year 2018 District Five Supplemental Application

Applicant Information

This number is provided upon completion of the City Council Expense Application.

Fiscal Conduit Information
About Your Organization

Please state in no more than 5 sentences or 50 words.


Please answer by listing the Council District number followed by a comma and the number followed by a carriage return. For example:
4, 2581
5, 9013

Funding Request

Expense funds are an organization's operational funds for programmatic activities.
Capital funds are for a) construction or renovation of real property and require a minimum request of $500,000, and b) moveable property/equipment and require a minimum request of $35,000.


What programing in District Five would you like the funds to go towards?