Citywide Participatory Budgeting - Voting Now Under Way

Illustration that reads the People's Money

The voting phase of the annual "The People's Money" citywide participatory budgeting process is now officially open. Until June 12th, all New York City residents ages 11 and older, regardless of immigration status, will be able to vote on how to spend $3.5M of city funds to address community needs.

All New Yorkers have the opportunity to vote on a ballot for their home borough. Residents can vote online by inputting their zip codes. Paper ballots will also be available citywide at sites listed on After June 12th, ballots will be tabulated, and winning projects will be announced.  Implementation of selected projects will begin later this year, by community organizations to be selected through a competitive process.