Congressionally Directed Spending Requests

Public Disclosures

Projects listed in alphabetical order, not by priority.

Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA​​

Flint River Fresh Expanding the Impact of Community Food Spaces in Southwest Georgia

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Flint River Fresh

Project Purpose: Flint River Fresh is requesting $299,073 to build Community Urban Farm Site infrastructure to improve efficiency and increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables for low-income communities within Dougherty County.

Project Location: Dougherty County, GA

Amount Requested: $299,073

Fort Valley State University Poultry Processing Facility

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Fort Valley State University

Project Purpose: Fort Valley State University is proposing to establish a poultry processing facility on campus for a total project cost of $5.2M to enable the institution to start a poultry science undergraduate program that will help meet the poultry industry’s workforce demand and assist small poultry farmers.

Project Location: Fort Valley, GA

Amount Requested: $5.2 million

Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

Coastal Equity and Resilience Hub (CEAR)

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Georgia Institute of Technology

Project Purpose: The Georgia Institute of Technology is requesting $5 million for the Coastal Equity and Resilience Hub, which aims to develop the knowledge and tools to design adaptive coastal infrastructure and equitable resilience strategies under projected future sea level rise scenarios along the Georgia coastline.

Project Location: Chatham County, GA

Amount Requested: $5 million

Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies​

City of McIntyre and Wilkinson County – Sewer System

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: City of McIntyre and Wilkinson County

Project Purpose: The City of McIntyre and Wilkinson County are requesting $15 million to complete the first public sewer system in Wilkinson County.

Project Location: Wilkinson County, GA

Amount Requested: $15 million

Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies

Augusta University Medical Center New MRI Units

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Augusta University Medical Center

Project Purpose: Augusta University Medical Center is requesting $3,512,000 to fund the purchase and installation of two MRI machines in order to increase the capacity of MRI imaging to accommodate the anticipated 80,000 annual MRI scans predicted by 2029.

Project Location: Augusta, GA

Amount Requested: $3,512,000

Fort Valley Rural Health Clinic Expansion

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: CareConnect Health Inc.

Project Purpose: CareConnect Health is requesting $430,000 in one-time funding for construction/expansion of 1,000 square feet to the existing facility of CareConnect Health Center – Fort Valley Convenient Care, located in Peach County, Georgia.

Project Location: Peach County, GA

Amount Requested: $430,000

Research, Education, and Training in Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Clark Atlanta University

Project Purpose: Clark Atlanta University is requesting $1,617,790 for the Research, Education, and Training in Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure (TRECCI) will transform the Department of Cyber-Physical Systems through enhanced infrastructure, state-of-the-art CPS research by students and faculty, and cutting-edge education and training in these areas of national importance.

Project Location: Atlanta, GA

Amount Requested: $1,617,790

Columbus State University’s STEM and Robotics Opportunities for Muscogee County School District Students

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Columbus State University

Project Purpose: Columbus State University is requesting $635,671 to help fund, expand STEM and Robotics opportunities for students in the Muscogee County School District in Columbus, Georgia.

Project Location: Columbus, GA

Amount Requested: $635,671

Transportation to Health Care Services for Rural Georgians: Crisp Health Arranged Regional Investment to Optimize Transportation (CHARIOT)

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Crisp Regional Health Services

Project Purpose: Crisp Regional Health Services is requesting $398,837.50 to increase access to health care services at Crisp Regional Hospital through utilization of transportation services to engage patients reliably and safely.

Project Location: Crisp County, GA

Amount Requested: $398,837.50

HBCU Data Science Initiative

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Education Farm (EdFarm)

Project Purpose: Education Farm (EdFarm), in collaboration with the Data Science Initiative within the Atlanta University Center Consortium (AUCC) at the Propel Center, is requesting $1 million for the HBCU Center Data Science Initiative seeks to power the next generation of data scientists by creating opportunities and integrations of data-centric modeling across fields.

Project Location: Atlanta, GA

Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Career Transition Services for Veterans

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Hire Heroes USA, Inc.

Project Purpose: Hire Heroes is requesting $729,000 to expand their team of transition specialists by seven, allowing them to place 2,800 more veterans and spouses in jobs each year.

Project Location: Alpharetta, GA

Amount Requested: $729,000

Workforce Training for Advanced Medical Therapy Developments

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Georgia Institute of Technology

Project Purpose: Georgia Institute of Technology is requesting $2 million to develop and use a multi-disciplinary training program to train a skilled cell manufacturing workforce fluent in data sciences who can work at various levels in the data analytics and sciences sector.

Project Location: Atlanta, GA

Amount Requested: $2,000,000

Training to Improve Services for Needy Children in Georgia

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Georgia State University

Project Purpose: Georgia State University’s Child Welfare Training Collaborative (CWTC) is requesting $200,000 to ensure training for about 4,000 service providers over a 12-month period, strengthen their work in diversifying funding sources, allow the Georgia Division of Family & Children Services more time to secure additional monies, and create a more student-guided online curriculum.

Project Location: Atlanta, GA

Amount Requested: $200,000

Equipment and Software Supporting Pro-Bono Dental Care for Low-Income Patients

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Jewish Family and Career Services

Project Purpose: Jewish Family and Career Services (JF&CS) is requesting $387,000 to upgrade equipment and technology at its dental clinic. The request includes new X-rays, dental practice management software, and sterilization tools. The dental clinic provides free care to patients at or below 125% of the poverty line.

Project Location: Dunwoody, GA

Amount Requested: $387,000

Morehouse School of Medicine Academic & Research Building Planning

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Morehouse School of Medicine

Project Purpose: Morehouse School of Medicine is requesting $950,000 for architectural design as one of the first steps to expand the academic and research capabilities on campus.

Project Location: Atlanta, GA

Amount Requested: $950,000

HBCU Small Business Innovation Hub

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Morehouse College

Project Purpose: Morehouse College is requesting $1 million to develop a Small Business Innovation Hub (SBI-HUB), to connect Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Community Colleges (CC) to local entrepreneurial ecosystems of small businesses and startups across the state of Georgia.

Project Location: Atlanta, GA

Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Caregivers Database Program

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers

Project Purpose: The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers (RCI) is requesting $1.1 million to expand its Caregivers Database Program, which uses real-time, accurate, and open-access data to develop best practices for the nation’s 53 million caregivers, particularly those in Southwest Georgia.

Project Location: Americus, GA

Amount Requested: $1,100,000

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Crisis Unit

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Southern Regional Medical Center

Project Purpose: Southern Regional Medical Center is requesting $1,154,673 to fund construction of a 12-bed Hold Unit which would be connected to the emergency department of Southern Regional Medical Center to care for those suffering from mental health and substance abuse issues.

Project Location: Clayton County, GA

Amount Requested: $1,154,673

Information Technology Upgrades

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Spelman College

Project Purpose: Spelman College is requesting $5.1 million to invest in various essential technology modernization initiatives that will enhance teaching, learning, and research today, while also providing a strong foundation for planned initiatives, such as an online certificate program.

Project Location: Atlanta, GA

Amount Requested: $5,122,512

Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies​

Moody AFB 41 RQS HH-60W Apron

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Moody Air Force Base

Project Purpose: The purpose of this funding is to provide an adequately-sized, properly configured and located aircraft parking apron and associated access pavements to support the introduction of the forthcoming HH-60W “Pave Hawk” combat rescue helicopter at Moody AFB. Moody is home to the Air Force’s 41st Rescue Squadron, which flies the HH-60G Pave Hawk which the 60W is slated to replace. This squadron specializes in combat rescue of downed aircrews using night vision goggles (NVG), low-level formation, air refueling, and survivor recovery. Members assigned to this squadron rapidly mobilize, deploy and employ to provide combat and peacetime search and rescue in support of U.S. national security interests.

Project Location: Valdosta/Lowndes County, GA

Amount Requested: $12.5 million

Fort Stewart Barracks Facility Planning and Design

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Fort Stewart

Project Purpose: This funding will support the planning and design of a new permanent party barracks facility to accommodate 372 soldiers at Fort Stewart.

Project Location: Fort Stewart/Hinesville/Liberty County, GA

Amount Requested: $5 million

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies

Atlanta to Savannah Passenger Rail Environmental Impact Study

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: GA Department of Transportation

Project Purpose: The Georgia Department of Transportation is requesting $8 million for the Atlanta to Savannah Passenger Rail EIS: 8 through the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvement (CRISI) Grants. The request would fund an EIS to ready the Atlanta to Savannah corridor for implementation of high-speed passenger rail service by completing the required environmental studies and preparing a service development plan.

Project Location: Multiple Cities/Counties, GA

Amount Requested: $8 million

Atlanta BeltLine

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: City of Atlanta

Project Purpose: The City of Atlanta is requesting $5 million for the Atlanta BeltLine through the Highway Infrastructure Program.

Project Location: Atlanta, GA

Amount Requested: $5 million

Cascade Avenue Complete Street Project

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: City of Atlanta

Project Purpose: The City of Atlanta is requesting $8 million for the Cascade Avenue Complete Street Project through the Highway Infrastructure Program. The project will redesign a portion of Cascade Avenue into a Complete Streets Project provides a safer transportation corridor for pedestrians, bikers, and drivers.

Project Location: Fulton County, GA

Amount Requested: $8 million

Chattahoochee RiverLands

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Cobb County Department of Transportation

Project Purpose: Cobb Department of Transportation is requesting $2.5 million for the Chattahoochee RiverLands project through the Community Development Fund within the Economic Development Initiatives projects. This project will support Phase II of the Chattahoochee RiverLands greenway trail to better connect communities along the river and the Metro Atlanta region.

Project Location: Cobb County, GA

Amount Requested: $2.5 million

Delesseps Avenue Improvements

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: City of Savannah

Project Purpose: The City of Savannah is requesting $7.2 million for their Delesseps Avenue Improvements project through the Highway Infrastructure Program.

Project Location: City of Savannah, GA

Amount Requested: $7.5 million

James Brown Arena Transportation Project

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority

Project Purpose: The Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority is requesting $5 million for the James Brown Arena transportation project through the Highway Infrastructure Program. The funding would be used for Telfair and Fenwick street improvements around the new James Brown Arena.

Project Location: Richmond County, GA

Amount Requested: $5 million

MARTA’s Electric Vehicle Buses

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: MARTA

Project Purpose: MARTA is requesting $6 million for the Electric Vehicle Buses project through the Transit Infrastructure Grants.

Project Location: DeKalb and Fulton Counties, GA

Amount Requested: $6 million

Paces Mills/Palisades Unit 

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: Cumberland Community Improvement District (CID)

Project Purpose: The Cumberland Community Improvement District (CID) is requesting $1 million for the Paces Mill/Palisades Unit through the Community Development Fund within the Economic Development Initiatives projects. The purpose of the project is to preserve and protect the 48-mile Chattahoochee River corridor from the Buford Dam to Peachtree Creek, and its associated natural and cultural resources, for the benefit and enjoyment of the people.

Project Location: Cobb County, GA

Amount Requested: $1 million

Peachtree Creek Greenway Phase II

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: City of Brookhaven

Project Purpose: The City of Brookhaven is requesting $10.604 million for the Peachtree Creek Greenway Phase II project through the Highway Infrastructure Program. This project would fund Phase II of Peachtree Creek Greenway, the connection to Atlanta and multiple centers of employment and transit for citizens and businesses in Brookhaven, Doraville and Chamblee.

Project Location: Brookhaven, GA

Amount Requested: $10.604 million

Valdosta On-Demand

Member Name and State: Senator Jon Ossoff, Georgia

Recipient Name: City of Valdosta

Project Purpose: The City of Valdosta is requesting $993,000 to expand their Valdosta On-Demand fleet through the Transit Infrastructure Grants. This fleet expansion would allow the City of Valdosta to provide service to the existing 2,600 users, enable some continued growth during its start-up phase, and to grow to meet the burgeoning demand for public transit. These additional vans would be crucial in creating a reliable quality of service that employees need to plan their work commute and other essential trips.

Project Location: Valdosta, GA

Amount Requested: $993,000

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