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Congressionally Funded Community Projects Program (Postsecondary Earmarks)


The Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2022 (the Act) includes Congressionally directed spending (earmarks) entitled Congressionally Funded Community Projects. The Act identifies these earmarks with the dollar amounts and a brief explanatory statement about the project for which funds must be used. The funds for earmarks are broken down as follows: $140 million for the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, $249 million for the Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE), and $2.3 million for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. Information on this page is for OPE earmarks. A complete list of earmarks can be found below.

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Each earmark will be assigned to a program specialist. The assigned program specialist will be listed on the List of Earmarks soon.

Postsecondary Earmarks

Applicant Information

List of House and Senate Recipients

FY 2022 Higher Education Congressionally Funded Community Projects Frequently Asked Questions (PDF, 237K)

Last Modified: 07/28/2022