The FY24 Community Project Funding Request form for the following Appropriations Bills is now open:
Applications must be submitted to Simpson.Appropriations@mail.house.gov no later than close of business on Monday, March 13, 2023.
Click here to see the projects I requested in FY23.
Click here to see the projects that received funding at my request in FY22
Visit the Committee on Appropriations "Appropriations Requests" page for guidance.
Only non-profit entities and state and local government entities are eligible to submit an application. Projects cannot be designated for private individuals or for-profit entities. Projects must be “shovel-ready” and receive community support.
Each Member of Congress is limited to fifteen Community Project Funding requests. In order to ensure that federal dollars are well spent in a transparent and accountable manner, each Member of Congress must publicly disclose the Community Projects they are requesting be funded. Please note that the information submitted in the forms below may be released to the public.
Members must provide proof of community support with compelling factors describing ways in which the project will benefit the community. Therefore, all requests must include as much proof of community support as possible. Submissions may include but are not limited to:
- Letters of support from elected community leaders;
- Press articles highlighting the need for the requested community project funding;
- Support from newspaper editorial boards;
- Projects listed in state intended use plans, community development plans, or other publicly available planning documents;
- Resolutions passed by city councils or boards; and/or
- Other compelling evidence of community support.
Submitting a Community Project Application
Below you can find application instructions and guidance for each Appropriations bill accepting Community Project Funding requests. Each organization must submit an application form (found below) and email supporting documentation to email@example.com for each to distinct project funding request.
Applications must be submitted no later than close of business on Monday, March 13, 2023.
Community Project Funding Application Forms: You must fill out the form associated with the Appropriations Bill that would fund your project.
Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
Energy & Water
Interior & Environment
Return completed form and required documentation to Simpson.Appropriations@mail.house.gov.