FY 2022 Appropriations Advocacy
    January 4, 2021

     

     

     

    This webpage serves as a hub to view CGS’s communications and resources related to Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 advocacy. CGS will continue to keep its members apprised of the appropriations process as the President's proposed budget is released and respective congressional committees begin their work. 

     

    (Updated March 15) CGS FY 2022 Appropriations Chart

     

    Latest Action: President Biden's Preliminary FY22 Budget Request

    On April 9, President Biden released his preliminary budget request for fiscal year 2022 (FY22), including top-line, discretionary funding levels for the federal agencies in the new fiscal year, which begins on October 1, 2021. The proposal builds upon appropriationos funding allocated in the American Rescue Plan, which President Biden signed into law on March 11. The White House is expected to release a more detailed budget requests, including funding for specific programs, later this spring.

     

    CGS Appropriations Advocacy in the 117th Congress

    CGS Joins Request for $1.51B for HRSA in FY22

    On March 31, CGS joined a community letter urging Congress to provide $1.51 billion for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Title VII health professions and Title VIII nursing workforce development programs for FY 2022.

     

    CGS Joins Request $35 Million for GAANN in FY 2022 Appropriations (3/17/21)

    On March 17, CGS joined the Student Aid Alliance on a FY 2022 appropriations request letter to Congress, including $35 million for the Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) program.

     

    Advocacy Opportunity: Send a FY22 Appropriations Request to Your Member of Congress

    This resource is available to assist CGS members in submitting appropriations requests to their Members of Congress for programs of importance to graduate education and research. Supplemental resources, including a guide to submitting a request form and a sample form letter, are available here

     

    House of Representatives Appropriations Committee Website

    Senate Appropriations Committee Website

     

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