Fiscal Year 2024 Community Project Funding Request Application - Instructions

Disclaimers: Each Member of the House can only submit up to 15 projects. The House Appropriations Committee (HAC) will require Members of Congress to publicly post their requests online once submitted to HAC for consideration. Be aware that any and all information that you provide on your application may become publicly available in the future in order to comply with HAC and Congressional ethics requirements. In addition, be aware that submission of a request does not mean (1) that your request will automatically be made to the Appropriations Committee, or (2) that the Appropriations Committee will fund the request or fund it at the requested level. Please take these factors under consideration when deciding whether to make a request.

All request forms are DUE ON March 17, 2023, by close of business. Early submission is encouraged.

    1. All requests must be submitted via E-MAIL. Use the following email address:

    2. When submitting your application, utilize the following format for the subject line of your e-mail: Organization’s Name followed by “FY24 CPF Request” and, if you are submitting multiple project requests, “Request #1 of x.” 

    3. Only FULLY COMPLETED forms will be considered. If any questions are not applicable, write “N/A.” Do not leave any areas blank. If any fields or answers are left blank on this form, or if any required documentation is not provided with your application, your request will not be submitted to the Appropriations Committee. 

    4. Please review the submission guide HERE. If you need assistance with this form, contact my office before the deadline: by phone at 202-225-4165 or email   

    5. If you have multiple requests, submit each request SEPARATELY.  Please do not request funding for more than one project on a single application form.  We also urge you to limit the number of requests.  

    6. Eligible Grantees: Non-profits and government entities are eligible. For-profit entities are NOT eligible. Museums, memorials, or commemoratives are NOT eligible. If you are unsure of your project or organization’s eligibility, please contact the office ASAP.

    7. No multiyear funding requests will be considered. When determining your submission, be aware of the following: HAC will only consider one-year funding requests. 

    8. State and local matching requirements will not be waived if otherwise applicable. HAC will not waive matching requirements for projects that would otherwise have such requirements by statute or longstanding policy. 

    9. Provide the following documentation, if applicable:

      • Proof of non-profit status – Submit IRS documentation of non-profit status.
      • Demonstrated Community Support – All projects must have demonstrated community support. Examples include, but are not limited to: 

      • Letters of support from elected officials (state and local)

      • Delaware Community - Business owners in the area, advocates, target audience, etc

      • Press articles highlighting the need for the requested project.

      • Resolutions passed by city councils or boards.

      • Projects listed on State-use plans or community development plans.

Click the link below to download the application form:

FY2024 Community Project Funding Application

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