Eligible applicants must be based and/or working in the metro-New York City area defined as:
- 5 boroughs: Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Brooklyn, and the Bronx;
Long Island: Nassau and Suffolk County;
Upstate NY: Westchester, Orange, and Rockland County;
North New Jersey: Bergen, Hudson, Union, and Essex Counties.
If you live and work outside of these boroughs or counties, you are not eligible for this fund.