Applying


The FY22 CDF Application has closed.

CDF grantees slated for renewal for FY22 are expected to submit renewal paperwork in Spring 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic there is no competitive panel review for FY22. 

The CDF Guideline and the Fiscal 2022 application resources below to view the updated process and requirements:

If you are a prospective applicant and would like to apply in future years and/or receive email updates regarding the CDF application, register your organization on the CDF online portal using the email address of your organization’s primary DCLA contact. For assistance with registration, review the CDF Online Registration Document.


Application Webinar

DCLA recorded one of the Fiscal 2022 CDF Annual Application webinars and uploaded it as a resource for prospective applicants. You can view the FY22 Cultural Development Fund Application Webinar on DCLA's YouTube Channel.


Help Desk

The Programs Unit staff is working remotely at this time. If you have any questions about the CDF application, please contact your program specialist directly via email or you can contact cdfhelpdesk@culture.nyc.gov if you do not yet have an assigned program specialist. Please contact DCLA's Disability Service Facilitator at scobb@culture.nyc.gov for Word versions of any resource document.

Current or past CDF Applicants or Grantees may view their submissions at any time by logging in to their Cultural Affairs Account. Please make sure your organization’s information is up to date including contact information:


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