Submissions for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023’s Congressionally Directed Spending - Deadline April 5

29 Mar 2022

Economy, Federal Budgets, Senator Murray

Submissions for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023’s Congressionally Directed Spending (CDS) program are being accepted now.

Please note the Senate deadline is April 5; House of Representatives is April 1.  

Using a provided form, public, Tribal and non-profit entities may submit a request. For FY 2023, there are no funding limitations, and a cap will not be set.  NOTE: Those making a submission should be ready to share budget breakdowns and a valid reason for the amount.

Office of Senator Patty Murray - FY23 Congressionally Directed Spending (CDS)

Rep. Derek  Kilmer - Appropriations Request 2023

  • Only state, local, and tribal governments; publicly owned entities (e.g. ports, universities, PUDs, etc.); and certain non-profit entities with a quasi-government purpose (e.g. Special Districts) are eligible to request Community Project Funding
  • Deadline: April 1, 2022
  • Portal link:
  • Evaluation process with independent advisory panel of local stakeholders:
    • Create sustained job growth and/or economic opportunity
    • Address imminent threats to public health, safety or the environment
    • Promote equity and inclusion for underserved populations
    • Fulfill unmet federal obligations, including treaty and trust responsibilities to Native American tribes

To potentially obtain a Letter of Support from KEDA for your project, please contact Joe Morrison immediately