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WASHINGTON, D.C. – RealEstateRama – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced today she secured over $21 million in Community Project Funding, formerly known as earmarks, for District of Columbia organizations in the final fiscal year 2023 appropriations bills, which were released last night.

“Fighting for D.C. in Congress is my highest honor,” Norton said. “I am proud to have secured this much-needed funding for organizations in the District of Columbia.”

The Community Project Funding recipients are:

Recipient: Bread for the City

Amount: $3 million

Purpose: Start-up costs for medical clinic

Recipient: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop

Amount: $250,000

Purpose: Training in technical theater jobs for youth and young adults

Recipient: Covenant House Washington

Amount: $329,750

Purpose: Job training for young adults

Recipient: Dance Institute of Washington, Inc.

Amount: $1 million

Purpose: Dance training and access to dance performances

Recipient: The George Washington University

Amount: $1,190,000

Purpose: Build and outfit a new cancer prevention and wellness center

Recipient: Healthy Babies Project, Inc.

Amount: $340,000

Purpose: Expand and rehabilitate transitional housing for homeless youth who are pregnant or parents

Recipient: Horton’s Kids

Amount: $500,000

Purpose: Transform a building into a community center

Recipient: House of Ruth

Amount: $7,160,828

Purpose: Renovate and rehabilitate an apartment building for vulnerable individuals

Recipient: The L’Enfant Trust

Amount: $2 million

Purpose: Rehabilitate a house for multi-unit affordable homeownership

Recipient: My Sister’s Place

Amount: $500,000

Purpose: Rehabilitate and maintain a domestic violence shelter and transitional housing

Recipient: National Children’s Museum

Amount: $1 million

Purpose: Educational exhibits and staff

Recipient: University of the District of Columbia

Amount: $1 million

Purpose: Establish a math teacher training institute

Recipient: Washington Area Community Investment Fund

Amount: $3 million

Purpose: Create an entrepreneurship center

Recipient: Wendt Center for Loss and Healing

Amount: $94,444

Purpose: Crisis response mental health services

Recipient: Whitman-Walker Health

Amount: $250,000

Purpose: Purchase a mobile health unit

Members were allowed to submit up to 15 Community Project Funding requests. Norton received a total of 39 requests and submitted 15.


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