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What are Congressionally Designated Funds?

  • 11/15/2023
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom Webinar


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Join us for an insightful and informative webinar on Congressionally Designated Funds (CDF) or what are more commonly referred to as "earmarks."

This webinar is designed to provide participants with a basic understanding of what CDFs are, how they work, and how you might be able to indirectly receive funds for services you provide in your community.

  • Earmarks 101: We'll start from the basics, explaining what earmarks are, how they work, and their historical context within the U.S. government.
  • The Evolution of Earmarks: Explore how earmarks have evolved over the years, from their origins to their recent reforms and the current landscape.
  • Earmarks in Action: Discover real-world examples of earmarks and their role in funding crucial projects and initiatives in communities across the country.
  • Transparency and Accountability: Learn about the measures in place to ensure transparency and accountability in the earmarking process.
  • Pros and Cons: Delve into the various arguments for and against earmarks, exploring the nuances of this often-debated topic.
  • Current Trends: Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in earmarking, including any legislative changes or proposals.
  • Q&A Session: Get your burning questions answered by our expert speaker during the interactive Q&A session.


Paul Miller, Legislative Counsel, The Transportation Alliance

Reach out if you have questions or concerns!

(301) 984-5700

The Transportation Alliance
10340 Democracy Lane, Suite 300
Fairfax, VA 22030

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