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

Please note: After six years of operating the NYC DACA Fund, New Economy Project is winding down its program. We will accept DACA grant applications until 5:00 pm on Friday, February 1, 2019. We will process applications in the order received, until all funds are depleted. Thank you, and please contact us with any questions, at 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.
Please apply to the fund after you have received assistance from a nonprofit organization and your DACA renewal application is complete. Grants are typically 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.
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.
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.
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. We will immediately post notice of any changes to the program. Please contact us with any questions: 212-680-5100 or