Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

Social Media Icons Fontawesome Small Header

Twitter Facebook YouTube Follow Jim Hines on RSS

Request for Letter of Support


By filling out the information below you understand this is not an application for federal funding. Submission of this information does not create a binding commitment on any party nor a guarantee that any organization or program will be awarded funding from any federal agency through the appropriation process. Furthermore, the submission, review, and approval of applications for federal funding will be carried out consistent with federal agency rules and regulations. This request may be made publically available.

The rules of the House of Representatives prohibits Representatives from requesting earmarks. Congressional earmarks are defined in House Rule XXI:

“[T]he term “congressional earmark” means a provision or report language included primarily at the request of a Member, Delegate, Resident Commissioner, or Senator providing, authorizing or recommend a specific amount of discretionary budget authority, credit authority, or other spending authority for a contract, loan, loan guarantee, grant, loan authority, or other expenditure with or to an entity, or targeted to a specific State, locality or Congressional district, other than through a statutory or administrative formula-driven or competitive award process.”

For assistance with this form please call the Washington, D.C. office at (202) 225-5541.

 By checking this box you acknowledge that you understand the ban on congressionally directed spending items, or earmarks.

So that we may assist you, please provide the necessary information concerning your request.

Applicant Information
Federal Grant Information
Prior Funding for This Organization through Federal Grants or Appropriations if applicable
IF selecting “Yes” please complete the “Progress of Application” section and upload your support letter.  After, scroll to the bottom of the form and click “Send Email”.
IF selecting “No” please complete the form in its entirety.

Progress of Application
Please indicate which of the following you have completed, so that we may better assess your grant needs.
Organization's Main Activities and Local, Regional or National Significance
Project Information