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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.

View the FY 2019 Adopted Budget, adopted by Town Council on June 28, 2018. 

Learn more about how the annual budget is developed.

Budget Archive

Budgets for years prior to FY 2011 may be obtained by contacting the Finance Department at (919) 469-4380.

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 in February. The two applications for funding and the Town’s policies regarding each type of funding can be found below.

  • General Nonprofit Application [pdf, fillable pdf] and policy
  • Cultural Arts Nonprofit Application [pdf, fillable pdf] and policy

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Karen Mills
Chief Financial Officer