CNMI is getting $8.82M in CIP grant funding for FY 2022


The Northern Marianas is receiving $8.82 million out of $27.72 million in Capital Improvement Project grant funding for fiscal year 2022, according to Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan (Ind-MP) over the weekend.

Sablan said in his e-kilili newsletter that Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs announced the grant funding Wednesday that shows that American Samoa is getting the highest amount among four insular areas with $10,262,636, while the CNMI is second in the amount of $8,829,728. He said Guam is receiving $6,627,636, while the U.S. Virgin Islands is getting $2 million.
The delegate said the funding will go to priorities identified by the governor’s office to address infrastructure needs across the Marianas.

U.S. Congress appropriates $27.72 million annually in mandatory CIP funds to support infrastructure projects in U.S. insular areas such as schools, hospitals, water, and solid waste systems. (Ferdie de la Torre)

Ferdie De La Torre | Reporter
Ferdie Ponce de la Torre is a senior reporter of Saipan Tribune. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and has covered all news beats in the CNMI. He is a recipient of the CNMI Supreme Court Justice Award. Contact him at

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