Committee on Appropriations
Members were allowed to submit up to 10 requests. Congresswoman Norton received 80 requests by the deadline, many of which were not eligible under the criteria established by the Appropriations Committee. She submitted the following requests.
Project Name: 11th Street Bridge Park
Project Description: Continued construction for a new venue for recreation, environmental education and the arts and connect communities on both sides of the Anacostia River.
Amount Requested: $3,000,000
Project Name: Calvary Women’s Services
Description: Expand both traditional housing and rapid rehousing for single women experiencing homelessness in the District of Columbia.
Amount Requested: $200,000
Project Name: Capital Clubhouse Inc.
Project Description: To consolidate the presence of a global mental health model, in a building better suited for expanded membership and activities.
Amount Requested: $202,600
Project Name: Children’s National Hospital
Project Description: To add 14 new private rooms to its intensive care unit, as well as four hemodialysis rooms. It would also support the installation of negative pressure rooms and HVAC equipment and controls needed during a pandemic.
Amount Requested: $3,000,000
Project Name: District Alliance for Safe Housing
Project Description: The purchase and renovation of the largest dedicated safe housing program in the District of Columbia. The building would also be used as the workspace for the majority of DASH’s staff.
Amount Requested: $526,730
Project Name: DC Central Kitchen
Project Description: To double DC Central kitchen’s training capacity from 88 WIOA- eligible District of Columbia residents each year to 175.
Amount Requested: $500,000
Project Name: DC Safe
Project Description: Construction of a new, permanent facility for the SAFE Space Crisis Shelter, the only immediate-entry domestic violence shelter in the District of Columbia. With 30 apartment-style units, the new facility would double current capacity, housing an estimated 750 survivors and families each year.
Amount Requested: $570,000
Project Name: Faunteroy Community Enrichment Center
Project Description: To develop a network of trusted, accessible resilience hubs within walking distance of all Ward 7 residents in the District of Columbia. The hubs will be used to enhance resilience before, during and after disruptions, such as the coronavirus pandemic and climate change.
Amount Requested: $910,000
Project Name: Marshall Heights Community Development Organization, Inc.
Project Description: The establishment and operation of a 9,000 square foot Urban Prosperity Hub – community culinary kitchen, small business center, event and training center, a grab-n’ go-deli and makespace retail showroom for District of Columbia vendor opportunities. In addition, the funding would be used to promote economic development in the District--primarily in Wards 7 & 8.
Amount Requested: $5,000,000
Project Name: MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Project Description: To support construction of a full-scope maternity center, which would offer full integration of prenatal clinical care, mental health and social and legal services for underserved prenatal patients in the District of Columbia.
Amount Requested: $792,000