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Community Project Funding Requests

If you are interested in submitting a Community Project Funding request for Fiscal Year 2024, please complete the relevant request form under "Additional Information." The deadline for submissions is 6:00 PM on March 12, 2023.

*Note that submission of this form does not guarantee that the request will be accepted or included in final legislation.*

Plese refer to the documents below for the relevant Appropriations subcommittees if you plan to submit Community Project Funding requests. Requests that do not meet these guidelines will not be considered.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the application process, please call our Union Township office at (513) 474 - 7777 or our Washington, D.C. office at (202) 225-3164.

Eligibility & Requirements
  • Only non-profit entities and state and local government entities are eligible to apply.
    • All non-profit entities must provide evidence of their non-profit status as described under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Each project must be for Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 only and cannot include multiyear funding.
  • Each funding request must include a project description, a budget breakdown including how funds will be utilized, and describe why the project should be publicly funded.
  • Each funding request must include 3 letters of support from community stakeholders, including 1 elected official (county or state.)
  • For complete information about the House Appropriations Committee's general guidelines and process for Community Project Funding requests, including transparency and federal nexus requirements, please review this document, provided by the House Appropriations Committee.

Office Considerations

When considering which projects will be submitted to the House Appropriations Committee, each Community Project Funding request is evaluated with the following criteria in mind:

  • Originate locally from OH-02 communities;
  • Demonstrated existing needs;
  • A focus on improving health and/or safety;
  • Infrastructure improvements that benefit the entire community;
  • If the federal funding requested was an appropriate use of federal taxpayer dollars;
  • Geographic diversity to include all parts of the district;
  • Unified community support; and
  • The ability to meet requirements set forth by the House Appropriations Committee.
Additional Information

Please note that the deadlines in the Dear Colleagues are congressional submission deadlines, not the application deadline for my office.

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Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies

Homeland Security

Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies

Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies

Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies

You can view our submissions for FY 2022 here.
You can view our submissions for FY 2023 here.
You can view our submissions for FY 2024 here.