City Councilwomen Margaret Chin and Rosie Mendez said it was one of the biggest in their districts.
The councilman is allocating $106,500 of his discretionary dollars for art, music, and film programming.
DNAinfo New York mapped how City Council members doled out their discretionary funds.
The Astoria councilman is calling to restore The Vallone Scholarship, which was given to CUNY students.
The discretionary funding for District 8 is the result of the participatory budgeting process.
City Council members worried that they would see their funds cut if they ran afoul of Quinn.
Council members are considering delaying endorsements until after budget season to prevent retribution.
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