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The Budget Division responsibilities include directing the planning, development and execution of the Town’s annual operating and capital improvements budgets. Budget functions of the office also include Council goal-setting, funding source identification, revenue and expenditure forecasts, and Town-wide projects such as performance measurement and operational studies.

The FY 2021 Recommended Budget was presented to Town Council on May 21, 2020.

A revised recommendation to reduce utility rates by 4% in FY 2021 was provided to council during the June 25, 2020 remote Council meeting. Council ultimately adopted the recommended budget, including this revision, during that June 25, 2020 meeting.

The Adopted Fiscal Year 2021 Budget will be available online no later than September 30, 2020.

View the adopted utility rate schedule reflecting a 4% decrease in water and sewer rates.

Learn more about how the annual budget is developed.

Budget Archive

Budgets for years prior to FY 2017 may be obtained by calling 311 in Cary, (919) 469-4000 outside town limits, or emailing 311@townofcary.org.

Nonprofit Funding

The Town provides funding to nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations as part of its annual budget process. Organizations can apply for general nonprofit funds or cultural arts funds. To be eligible for funding, an organization must promote, provide, or support services in Cary that support the Town’s mission and services. A call for applications is issued in January and applications are due March 1. The two applications for funding and the Town’s policies regarding each type of funding can be found below.

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Stacey Teachey
Financial Strategy Manager