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Senator Gillibrand is now accepting preliminary requests for New York-based projects for Fiscal Year 2024. These requests must be submitted via electronic application by 11:59 p.m., Monday, March 6, 2023. This deadline and guidance may be updated pending developments in the Fiscal Year 2024 Appropriations process. Fiscal Year 2023 requests do not carry over to the new fiscal year and entities that requested support from Senator Gillibrand for CDS projects in Fiscal Year 2023 are required to re-submit unfunded requests. Any CDS request that Senator Gillibrand submits to the Appropriations Committee must comply with Senate Rule XLIV.

Disclaimer: The purpose of this application is to identify high-impact projects in New York that can reach completion with assistance from the federal government. For-profit entities and defense contractors are not eligible to receive Congressionally Directed Spending.  

Eligible Accounts: The Senator's website will be updated with a specific list of eligible accounts for Fiscal Year 2024 when the Fiscal Year 2024 guidance is available. To the extent you submit an application for a Congressionally Directed Spending project in an account that is no longer eligible once the Fiscal Year 2024 guidance has been released, please contact a member of Senator Gillibrand’s staff. Entities submitting an application will be required to complete a standard, detailed budget form for the project. The budget form is available here. Submission of this application does not guarantee that funding will be requested or awarded. Applications may require updating pending the release of the administration’s budget request.

Electronic application forms may be submitted through this website. As noted above, all Congressionally Directed Spending requests must be must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., Monday, March 6, 2023. This deadline may be adjusted pending developments in the Fiscal Year 2024 process. Requests may require additional updates upon release of the President’s budget.