Discretionary Contracts

Contract Processing Information

For awards cleared in Fiscal Year 2021, the contract registration process is managed in PASSPortFor more information and resources visit the Learning to Use PASSPort webpage.


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. City agencies, such as DYCD, administer Discretionary contract funds.

Learn more about the Fiscal Year 2022 Discretionary Contracts    
Learn more about the Fiscal Year 2021 Discretionary Contracts
Learn more about the Fiscal Year 2020 Discretionary Contracts


Beginning Fiscal Year 2021, City Council discretionary contracts will be managed in PASSPort, the City's digital Procurement and Sourcing Solutions Portal. If your organization has awards to be cleared in FY21, it must have a PASSPort account. Please see this one-page Account Creation Guide for more information. To view your organization’s award designations and their clearance status, please visit the Discretionary Award Tracker. More information about the discretionary award process is available on the NYC Nonprofits Discretionary Funding page.

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