Norton Extends Deadline for Community Project Funding Requests

Mar 29, 2021
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced an extension of the deadline to submit an application to her office for fiscal year 2022 Community Project Funding, previously known as earmarks. The Appropriations Committee has extended the deadline for members of Congress to submit requests for Community Project Funding, which allowed Norton to extend her office’s deadline. For a Community Project Funding request to be considered by Norton’s office, eligible entities must email an application to NortonCommunityProjectFunding@mail.house.gov by noon on April 12.

The rules for each such subcommittee can be found here.

An application consists of:

  • Name of the recipient
  • Address of the recipient
  • Amount of the request
  • Explanation of the request, including purpose, and a justification for why it is an appropriate use of taxpayer funds
  • Evidence of community support
  • Evidence the entity, other than the District of Columbia government, is a non-profit organization as described under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986
  • Evidence the non-profit’s work is primarily focused on D.C.

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