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NYC Council and Borough President Discretionary Funding

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Status: Closed

Type

Capital, Operating

Source

New York City

Procurement Agency

NYC Borough President, City Council

Summary

City Council and Borough President Discretionary Funding (Reso A) provides capital grants for housing development and preservation projects.

AKA/Previously Known As

Resolution A or Reso A

Tenant Eligibility Criteria

This funding is usually allocated for projects with a significant affordable housing component. 

Eligible Applicants

Only nonprofit developers and providers are eligible to apply.

Amount

Council member and BP discretionary funds vary widely, especially among capital projects. The minimum request for capital projects is $500,000 per project and $35,000 per housing unit for buildings on non-City-owned property.

Term

Appropriations are for the City's fiscal year: July 1 to June 30.

Network Notes

For More Information

Brooklyn Borough President: To apply to the Brooklyn Borough President’s Office for capital funding for Fiscal Year 2020, organizations must fill out an application by 11:59 pm on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. In addition, organizations should complete the CapGrants portal application by 5 pm on February 20, 2019.

Bronx Borough President: The office is currently accepting Letters of Intent for Fiscal Year 2020 and orgnaizations should send a letter as soon as possible. Organizations must apply by 5 pm on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.

Manhattan Borough President: Nonprofits can apply for grants on the city’s CapGrants portal. Organizations must apply by 5 pm on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.

Queens Borough President: Organizations are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Organizations must apply by 5 pm on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.

Staten Island Borough President: All requests for capital funding from the Staten Island Borough President must be submitted via mail or email. Applications also should be submitted with a cover letter. The deadline to submit the SI BP’s online capital funding application is Friday, February 10th, 2019. Organizations must also apply through CapGrants by 5 pm on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.

Contact

Contact individual Council Members. For Council Member contact info, visit here. For borough items, contact the budget director for each individual BP.

Last updated: 08/28/2019

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