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Have You Discovered discoverDYCD?

Looking for an afterschool program in your neighborhood? Need information on improving reading skills or finding the nearest community center? The new web application discoverDYCD allows you to search in multiple languages for DYCD-funded programs. You can search by borough, neighborhood or zip code, and discoverDYCD provides contact information, activities offered, and a mapping feature with navigation.

Categories of services include: Afterschool Programs, Family Support, Literacy Services, Youth Services and so much more! We hope you find discoverDYCD useful as you take advantage of the diverse resources and opportunities that New York City has to offer. 

Communities of Color NonProfit Stabilization Fund Request for Applications for FY'19 Now Available

DYCD is pleased to announce that Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF), Hispanic Federation (HF) and New York Urban League (NYUL)  have released the application for the City Council funded Communities of Color Non-Profit Stabilization Fund, which provides awards of up to $45,000 for organizational development projects.

For the application or further information, contact:
Anita Gundanna at

Download the Communities of Color Fund Application

Asian American Federation, Download the Communities of Color Fund Application at the Asian American Federation

FY 2019 Budget Forms Are Available

The FY 2019 forms are now available online. CBO providers must ensure that all budgets and budget modifications submitted by their agency are in compliance with New York City and DYCD rules and regulations.
Learn about Budget Forms

FY 2019 Discretionary Contracts

DYCD and other City agencies administer Discretionary contract funds. Discretionary funds are funds that non-profit, community-based social service providers use to meet the needs of local communities. The funds are allocated by the Members of the New York City Council.
Learn about Discretionary Contracts