NYC DREAMer Fund

Thank you for applying to the rapid-response NYC DREAMer Fund, operated by New Economy Project.

Please note: Due to high demand, New Economy Project's grant resources are extremely limited. When grant funds are exhausted, new applications will be placed on a waitlist and will be reviewed if additional grant funds become available. 0% interest loans remain available. For more information or to apply for a 0% interest loan, please call 212-680-5100.

If you are a NYC resident who is renewing your DACA, you can apply here for:
  • A grant to cover your $495 DACA renewal fee — if you meet income guidelines, or face other financial hardship. (Click here to see income guidelines.) Please note: You will receive a check for $495 payable to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, which you will include in your DACA renewal application. You do not need to repay this grant. Please apply for a grant after you have received assistance from a nonprofit organization and your DACA renewal application is complete.
To apply for a 0% interest loan to cover your $495 DACA renewal fee — regardless of your income, please call 212-680-5100. Please note: You will receive a check for $495 payable to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, which you will include in your DACA renewal application. You will need to repay this loan in monthly installments of $41.25. Please apply to the fund after you have received assistance from a nonprofit organization and your DACA renewal application is complete. Grants and loans are available within two days.

Nonprofit organizations can also use this form to refer NYC DACA recipients to our fund.

Please confirm that you you meet income guidelines provided here or face other financial hardship. You understand that New Economy Project will provide you a check for $495, made payable to the Department of Homeland Security, to cover your DACA renewal fees; and that you are responsible for submitting your DACA renewal application to USCIS. If you do not meet the above income guidelines, please call 212-680-5100 to learn how to apply for a 0% interest loan.
DACA Renewal Applicant
Our program serves NYC residents only. If you do not live in NYC, click here for other resources.
How many people live in your household?
Please enter the total income for all members of your household.
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For a list of NYC organizations providing DACA assistance, click here.
To pick up your check in person, please call 212-680-5100. You must pick up your check at 121 West 27th St., Suite 804, Manhattan, during regular business hours.
A family member or friend may apply for a loan on your behalf. If someone else will apply for the loan, please click "No."
Please indicate which location is most convenient for you.
Please contact Victor Marte at 212-529-8197 x128 or vmarte@lespfcu.org. CLICK HERE for a list of materials to bring to the appointment.
Please contact Claudia Fernandez at 718-418-8232 x2130 or claudia@brooklyn.coop. CLICK HERE for a list of materials to bring to the appointment.
Nonprofit Organization Information
If you are a nonprofit referring a DACA renewal applicant to the fund, please provide the following information:
Read more about the NYC DREAMer Fund here.
Please note: this fund serves all DACA recipients in NYC who are eligible to apply for DACA renewal. New Economy Project will operate the program as long as we have sufficient funds to grant and/or lend. We will immediately post notice of any changes to the program. Please contact us with any questions: 212-680-5100 or nycdreamer@neweconomynyc.org.