Congressionally Directed Spending Requests - FY 2022

Thank you for visiting and for your interest in improving the quality of programs and institutions in New York.  It is my pleasure to present you with information on Congressionally Directed Spending for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22). 
My office will accept request forms for New York-based projects only from non-profit organizations, local and state agencies now through Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 6:00 PM.  For-profit organizations are not eligible for Congressionally Directed Spending.
While funding projects through Congressionally Directed Spending is an option, organizations are also strongly encouraged to consider pursuing and applying for federal grants.   Information on federal grants that are administered through the various government agencies is available through the Program Management Office.  The website address for federal grant programs is
To get started with your Congressionally Directed Spending Request and to access a FY22 Form and Instructions, CLICK HERE.  Organizations are encouraged not to wait until the last minute to begin this process so that any corrections that need to be made or any questions that need to be answered can be.  As a reminder, all forms must be submitted by 6:00 PM on Wednesday, May 26, 2021.
Thank you once again for your interest in and commitment to improving the quality of programs and institutions in New York. Together we can keep New York at the forefront of cultural, educational and economic excellence.