Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro announced that the House Committee on Appropriations will be accepting Community Project Funding (CPF) requests from Members. This is in addition to the standard programmatic and language-based requests. 

Each Member is limited to no more than 15 Community Project Funding requests across all subcommittees for FY 2023 and there is no guarantee that all requested projects will be funded.  For more information on the eligible accounts for CPF requests, please see our Community Project Funding guide

Please note:

  • All projects must meet the relevant statutory and administrative criteria for funding through the grant program under which it is submitted.
  • A request submitted to Congressman Stanton does NOT guarantee the project will be selected.
  • The selection of a project does NOT guarantee it will be funded by the Appropriations Committee.
  • The Committee will NOT provide cost-share waivers and grantees are legally responsible for meeting the non-federal cost share requirements and all other applicable grant criteria.

More information on the process can be found on the House Appropriations Committee website

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Eligible Entities & Projects

Only state and local government entities, public institutions, and non-profit entities are eligible to submit and receive funding through CPF. Funding cannot be directed to for-profit entities and will not include waivers for State or local match requirements. While matching funds do not have to be in-hand prior to the request, requesting entities must have a plan to meet such requirements for the project to be viable. Additionally, each submission must be for FY 2023 only and cannot include multi-year funding requests. The Committee will only consider projects with demonstrated community support in the form of: letters from local elected officials; press articles highlighting need; support from newspaper editorial boards; mentions on State intended use plans, community development plans, or other publicly available planning documents; resolutions passed by city councils or boards; etc.

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Transparency

All requests submitted by Congressman Stanton to the Appropriations Committee will be posted below. Members will be required to certify that neither they nor their immediate family have a financial interest in the requests made. Find Community Project Funding requests made by Congressman Stanton in Fiscal Year 2022 here.

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FY23 Projects Requested

Listed below are the projects Congressman Stanton submitted to the Appropriations Committee for Fiscal Year 2023.

NOTE:  The projects are listed by subcommittee

Subcommittee/Agency/Account: Commerce, Justice, Science/Department of Justice/COPS Technology and Equipment
Project Name: Joint Mobile Command Center
Recipient: City of Chandler
Address: 175 S. Arizona Ave., Chandler, AZ 85225
Amount Requested: $1 million
Project Description and Explanation: These funds would be used to purchase a Joint Mobile Command Center to increase law enforcement and emergency response capacities during large-scale emergency events. This incident command unit would improve communication among emergency responders, ensuring the safety of the public and those on scene. This center could be used by other law enforcement agencies as well and help serve other communities within the region, responding where and when it is needed.
Signed Disclosure letter: Click Here

Subcommittee/Agency/Account: Commerce, Justice, Science/Department of Justice/COPS Technology and Equipment
Project Name: RapidHIT DNA Enhancement Project
Recipient: Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office
Address: 3345 West Durango Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85009
Amount Requested: $600,000
Project Description and Explanation: The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) has utilized Rapid DNA technology since 2016. These funds would allow MCSO to purchase two additional RapidHIT DNA instruments. The tool processes samples quickly and can generate investigative leads in 90 minutes, as opposed to the many months it can take for results from the state crime lab due to backlogs and higher priority casework.
Signed Disclosure letter: Click Here

Subcommittee/Agency/Account: Energy and Water/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers/Construction
Project Name: Arizona Environmental Infrastructure (Section 595)
Recipient: Los Angeles District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Address: 915 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90017
Amount Requested: $5,550,000
Project Description and Explanation: Arizona will have more than $15 billion in drinking water and wastewater infrastructure needs over the next two decades, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers. These funds would help cities, counties, and tribal governments in Arizona meet their water and wastewater infrastructure demands.
Signed Disclosure letter: Click Here

Subcommittee/Agency/Account: Energy and Water/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers/Investigation
Project Name: Rio Salado Oeste
Recipient: Los Angeles District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Address: 915 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90017
Amount Requested: $1,500,000
Project Description and Explanation: These funds, requested by the City of Phoenix, would complete the General Reevaluation Report necessary to advance this ecosystem restoration project to construction. When completed, this project will connect two existing ecosystem restoration projects, Rio Salado Phoenix and Tres Rios, restoring 19 miles of river corridor through Phoenix to improve flood control and restore critical habitat.
Signed Disclosure letter: Click Here

Subcommittee/Agency/Account: Financial Services/Small Business Administration/Small Business Initiatives
Project Name: Women Entrepreneurs Leadership Development Program
Recipient: Take the Lead, Inc.
Address: 7117 East Rancho Vista Drive, #3006, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Amount Requested: $500,000
Project Description and Explanation: Take the Lead, Inc. provides research-based, effective leadership development programs for women entrepreneurs to improve skills, networks, and strategic action plans to propel business growth. Particularly prioritizing women of color, the intensive leadership training and coaching program empowers entrepreneurs to launch and grow strong businesses, which in turn benefit the Arizona economy.
Signed Disclosure letter: Click Here

Subcommittee/Agency/Account: Interior-Environment/Environmental Protection Agency/State and Local Assistance Grants
Project Name: Reclaimed Water Interconnect Facility
Recipient: City of Chandler
Address: 175 S. Arizona Ave., Chandler, AZ 85225
Amount Requested: $3,000,000
Project Description and Explanation: These funds, requested by the City of Chandler, would help construct a new 10-million-gallon per day interconnect conveyance and treatment facility. This facility will help improve the city’s water management and drought resiliency while ensuring a necessary supply of water to support Intel’s expansion.
Signed Disclosure letter: Click Here

Subcommittee/Agency/Account: Labor-HHS-Education/Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration
Project Name: Biomedical Technician Training Program
Recipient: Maricopa Community Colleges District
Address: 2411 W. 14th Street, Tempe, AZ 85281
Amount Requested: $1,800,000
Project Description and Explanation: These funds would be used by Maricopa Community Colleges to develop and expand its STEM program, creating an additional 100 seats to prepare students for careers as lab technicians, bioscience quality systems managers, and bioscience process managers. This will build the pipeline for STEM-focused jobs, where job growth continues to outpace the number of qualified individuals available to fill those jobs.
Signed Disclosure letter: Click Here

Subcommittee/Agency/Account: Labor-HHS-Education/Department of Health and Human Services-Health Resources and Services Administration/Health Facilities Construction and Equipment
Project Name: Dental Equipment
Recipient: Native Health, Inc.
Address: 4041 N. Central Avenue, Building C, Phoenix, AZ 85012
Amount Requested: $675,000
Project Description and Explanation: These funds would be used to purchase equipment for six dental operatories that serve American Indians and Alaskan Natives. Such equipment includes imaging, sterilization, HVAC, mechanical, and lab equipment. This would create a place for the AI/AN community to access high quality dental care.
Signed Disclosure letter: Click Here

Subcommittee/Agency/Account: Transportation-HUD/Department of Transportation/Highway Transportation Projects
Project Name: 77th Street Access Improvements
Recipient: City of Scottsdale
Address: 3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Amount Requested: $1,800,000
Project Description and Explanation: These funds, requested by the City of Scottsdale, would construct a secondary access point for area residents and first responders to the Vista Del Camino II residential community because the primary access point is easily flooded and unusable during storms. The project will construct a two-lane roadway connection from N. 77th Street to E. Pierce Street at the south end of the community.
Signed Disclosure letter: Click Here

Subcommittee/Agency/Account: Transportation-HUD/Department of Transportation/Highway Transportation Projects
Project Name: College Avenue/University Drive Underpass
Recipient: City of Tempe
Address: 31 E. 5th Street, Tempe, AZ 85281
Amount Requested: $850,000
Project Description and Explanation: These funds, requested by the City of Tempe, would fund the design of an underpass to separate pedestrians and bicyclists from motor vehicles to improve the safety of this high-traffic corridor and intersection. This intersection is the gateway to Arizona State University and is used by more than 80,000 students, employees, faculty and visitors to the campus and surrounding local businesses. A study determined that an underpass is the only viable and economical option to resolve the safety concerns.
Signed Disclosure letter: Click Here

Subcommittee/Agency/Account: Transportation-HUD/Department of Transportation/ Transit Infrastructure Projects
Project Name: Bus Shelters
Recipient: City of Mesa
Address: 20 E. Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85201
Amount Requested: $800,000
Project Description and Explanation: 2020 was the hottest summer on record for the Phoenix metropolitan area with 145 days over 100 degrees and 53 days over 110 degrees. These funds, requested by the City of Mesa, would be used to purchase and install 40-60 bus shelters to provide seating for transit-dependent riders and protect them from extreme heat. The majority of the city’s bus service operates in the western part of the city where the population is denser and includes many transit-dependent, low-income households.
Signed Disclosure letter: Click Here

Subcommittee/Agency/Account: Transportation-HUD/Department of Transportation/Transit Infrastructure Projects
Project Name: Electric Buses
Recipient: Valley Metro
Address: 101 N 1st Ave, Suite 1400, Phoenix, AZ 85003
Amount Requested: $5,000,000
Project Description and Explanation: These funds, requested by Valley Metro, would help improve the region’s air quality by purchasing eight electric buses as well as the associated infrastructure to help transition to a zero-emission bus fleet.
Signed Disclosure letter: Click Here

Subcommittee/Agency/Account: Transportation-HUD/Department of Housing/Economic Development Initiative
Project Name: Vista Colina Family Shelter Renovation
Recipient: Central Arizona Shelter Services
Address: 1050 E. Mountain View, Phoenix, AZ 85201
Amount Requested: $1,500,000
Project Description and Explanation: Homelessness has reached crisis levels in Arizona. According to a recent article in the Arizona Republic, homelessness in Maricopa County has increased by 32% since 2017. For every 100 low-income renters in need of stable housing, the Phoenix metropolitan area only has 26 affordable rental units available, ranking near the bottom in the United States. These funds would help address the region’s homelessness crisis by renovating a 30-unit apartment shelter that provides support and services to families experiencing homelessness. The project would include bathroom renovations, new flooring, upgraded HVAC units, and other necessary structural repairs.
Signed Disclosure letter: Click Here

Subcommittee/Agency/Account: Transportation-HUD/Department of Housing/Economic Development Initiative
Project Name: Affordable Workforce Housing
Recipient: City of Tempe
Address: 31 East 5th Street, Tempe, AZ 85281
Amount Requested: $500,000
Project Description and Explanation: These funds, requested by the City of Tempe, would help address the Valley’s homelessness crisis by supporting the site preparation necessary to develop 390 affordable and workforce housing units to serve vulnerable populations. Upon completion of this project, vulnerable populations would not only be provided shelter, but also workforce development support to help them secure and maintain employment.
Signed Disclosure letter: Click Here

Subcommittee/Agency/Account: Transportation-HUD/Department of Housing/Economic Development Initiative
Project Name: Trellis at the Mission Low-Income Affordable Housing Project
Recipient: Trellis
Address: 1405 E. McDowell, Phoenix, AZ 85006
Amount Requested: $1,500,000
Project Description and Explanation: These funds would support an innovative affordable housing development consisting of 43 townhomes for low-income households with incomes below 60% Area Median Income. After a period of residency, households will have the option to transition to homeownership.
Signed Disclosure letter: Click Here