Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Toolkit

Welcome to the DC Fiscal Policy Institute’s Budget Toolkit!

Here you will find resources to help you understand the annual budget process in DC.

That includes an in-depth guide and tools to understand the fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget proposed by Mayor Bowser on April 4th,  2017.

Read the proposed Budget Request Act and Budget Support Act.

You can get DCFPI’s take on the proposed FY 2018 budget here, in our proposed budget overview.

Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Guide

In order to help you understand the FY 2018 budget, DCFPI has released an in-depth analysis of the entire proposed FY 2018 DC budget and analyses of several individual program areas.  (See below.)

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Budget Overview Housing
Child Care (coming soon)! Homeless Services
Education Interim Disability Assistance (IDA)
Employment and Training  Temporary Assistance For Needy Families (TANF)
Health Care

Becoming a DC Budget Advocate

Looking to get involved but don’t know where to start? These documents will help you get more familiar with the budget process in DC, as well as with how we earn the revenue to support our budget.