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Grants to New York City Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and
Cultural Institutions in Eligible Locations for Capital Projects

Capital Funding

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Manhattan Borough President's Office

Deadline Date:

01/24/22 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to New York City nonprofit organizations, city agencies, public schools, and cultural institutions in eligible locations for a broad range of capital projects serving area residents. Applicants are encouraged to contact program staff prior to applying. Projects must be located in Manhattan.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177515

Estimated Size of Grant:

Minimum City Contribution:
- For real property projects, there must be a minimum City contribution of at least $500,000.
- For movable property projects, each item or equipment system must cost at least $50,000, unless it is for initial outfitting of a new space.
- For projects involving movable property that has a minor degree of attachment to real property, the project must have a minimum City contribution of at least $250,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

This funding is available to city agencies, nonprofit organizations, cultural institutions, and public schools for projects serving New York City purposes.

If you are a nonprofit organization seeking City capital funding for a project that is not on City-owned land, you must meet the following requirements:
City Operating Contract: The recipient organization must have one or more City operating contract(s).
- For real property projects, the organization must have a separate pre-existing contract with the City for operating funds in the current fiscal year (FY21) and the preceding two fiscal years (FY19 and FY20) with a minimum annual dollar amount of $50,000 each year. (This requirement does not apply to Cultural Projects).
- For movable property projects, the recipient must have a City operating contract in FY21 of at least $25,000. (This requirement does not apply to cultural projects.)

Minimum City Contribution.
- For real property projects, there must be a minimum City contribution of at least $500,000
- For movable property projects, each item or equipment system must cost at least $50,000, unless it is for initial outfitting of a new space.
- For projects involving movable property that has a minor degree of attachment to real property, the project must have a minimum City contribution of at least $250,000.

Ownership Requirement: For projects involving real property (such as construction or renovation), the property must be used and owned by the recipient organization (i.e. not rented) except for:
- Cultural projects
- Governmental-owned property
- Senior centers
- Housing projects in New York City Housing Authority property and Housing projects identified with a housing loan program of the City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development.

Useful Life: The project must have a useful life of 5 years or more and be used for a City purpose for its entire useful life.

Other baseline standards detailed here:
https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/capitalgrants/downloads/exhibit-1-guidelines#page=3

If you are a City entity applying for a project on City-owned land (including public schools, parks, libraries, etc.) the project must:
- Have a useful life of at least 5 years
- Have a minimum City contribution of $50,000

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline:
- Applications are due 5 pm on Thursday, January 24, 2022.

The Manhattan Borough President’s budget staff is available to meet with applicants individually prior to the application deadline.

All City of New York entity requesting funding for capital projects occurring on City-owned property (including but not limited to public schools, parks, and public buildings) should complete the Manhattan Borough President’s Office City Capital Funding Application. This application is now open through Thursday, January 24, 2022.

All applications must be submitted through the Borough President’s Grant Portal system. Each organization should only have one account; with your account, you are allowed to submit multiple applications. Please consult with the key personnel in your organization for Grant Portal access.

All nonprofit organizations seeking capital funding for projects (including charter schools on non-City-owned property) must complete the New York City Capital Funding application through the NYC CapGrants Portal. Applications will open in January 2022.

All cultural organizations that receive funding from the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) and are interested in requesting funding from the Manhattan Borough President’s Office must complete the application through DCLA’s website. Applications will open in January 2022.

Funds will be made available only on a reimbursement basis.

Guidelines page: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/capitalgrants/guidelines/guidelines.page

To see recordings of the December 8 and 10, 2020 information sessions about the capital funding process, click on the URL for Full Text link below.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit LOIs here: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=manhattanborough

To schedule a meeting with the Manhattan Borough President’s budget staff, please use the following form:
https://bit.ly/BUdgetMeetingReg

Borough President’s Grant Portal system (for city entities):
https://www.grantinterface.com/common/logon.aspx?eqs=y0IvNTomAgW5J_F8ZMyoPwdYuN_M4FC50

NYC CapGrants Portal (for nonprofit organizations):
http://www.nyc.gov/html/capgrants/capgrants.html

Complete application through DCLA’s website (for cultural organizations):
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dcla/cultural-funding/capital-funding.page

If you are an organization with a question about financial support please contact the budget director at budget@manhattanbp.nyc.gov.

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer
431 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027

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