Norton Secures Nearly $12 Million for D.C. Organizations in House-Passed Appropriations Bill

Jul 29, 2021
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that she secured nearly $12 million in Community Project Funding, formerly known as earmarks, for District of Columbia organizations in a fiscal year 2022 appropriations bill that the House passed today. The recipients are:

  • $2 million for Children’s National Hospital
  • $500,000 for D.C. Central Kitchen
  • $800,000 for MedStar Washington Hospital Center
  • $210,000 for Capital Clubhouse Inc.
  • $200,000 for Calvary Women’s Services
  • $570,000 for DC Safe
  • $3 million for 11th Street Bridge Park
  • $910,000 for Faunteroy Community Enrichment Center
  • $526,730 for District Alliance for Safe Housing
  • $3 million for Marshall Heights Development Organization

“I am very pleased to have secured this important funding for D.C. organizations,” Norton said. “This much-needed funding that D.C. organizations requested will go to very worthwhile projects in the District.”

Members were allowed to submit up to 10 Community Project Funding requests. Norton received a total of 80 requests and submitted 10, though she said she regrets that she could not submit many worthy requests she received.