Queens Borough President Budget Information
The budget is the centerpiece of policy-making in New York City. Through the budget, the City allocates resources and sets the policy agenda for the upcoming fiscal year. As mandated by the City Charter, the Borough President is empowered to make recommendations to the Mayor’s Budget, as well as provide discretionary funding to organizations and City agencies.
Fiscal Year 2019 Discretionary Capital Funding Application
The Office of the Queens Borough President provides capital funding that can be used to fund large-scale projects, like infrastructure improvements, equipment, smaller scale fixed assets like computers, and affordable housing development projects. Please refer to CapGrants for a detailed list of allowable and non-allowable projects
If you are a non-profit organization or Charter School, you must apply through the CapGrants Application portal below.
Please ensure that you review the “How-to Video” and the “Guidelines” provided on the CapGrants website before you begin your application.
Please note that each application is reviewed by our office and the New York City Office of Management and Budget after submission. If any additional information is needed, the applicant will be prompted to upload additional documents. The earlier an application is submitted the earlier it is reviewed, giving the applicant more time to upload any additional necessary documents. It is highly encouraged that you start and submit your application as soon as possible.
Applications for Fiscal Year 2019 funding are currently opened.
If you are a cultural institution, you must apply through the CapGrants portal specific for cultural groups provided below. Applications for Fiscal Year 2019 funding are due on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 5:00 PM.
If you are a public school requesting capital funding, please complete the web form below. All applications must be received by February 20, 2018 at 5:00 PM.
Fiscal Year 2019 Discretionary Expense Application
The Office of the Queens Borough President provides expense funding to support a wide range of programs provided by community based organizations throughout Queens, including senior programs, youth programs, social services, and community events.
The application for Fiscal Year 2019 Expense funding is currently open
Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Hearing
The Queens Borough Board is chaired by the Queens Borough President, and is comprised of the Queens City Council Members and Chairs of the Community Boards. The Queens Borough Board Budget Hearing is an opportunity for community based organizations and public institutions to present their budget requests and provide comments on the Fiscal Year 2019 Preliminary Budget to the Queens Borough Board. All organizations are encouraged to attend the Queens Borough Board Budget Hearing and provide testimony.
The Fiscal Year 2019 Queens Borough Board Budget Hearing is scheduled for January 30, 2018 starting at 10 AM. Please bring 20 copies of your testimony. You will be contacted within the week before the budget hearing for your designated speaking time. Click the link below to access the RSVP form.