Washington, D.C. Tech Funding in Fiscal Year

Mayor Bowser's Fiscal Year 2022 Financial Plan for Washington, D.C. makes broad investments in IT. The city will take advantage of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to offset device purchases made during the pandemic. There is also heavy investment in IT for D.C. Public Schools, including $1.5B over six years to modernize school systems.

6-Year K-12 Modernization

Fiscal Year 2022 Total Budget

Year Over Year Spending Growth





Office of the Chief Technology Officer

  • $27.2M from ARPA to back fund device purchases

  • $9.7M to support critical IT software maintenance

  • $1.2M for the PASS on-premise system

  • $500k for a network equipment refresh

Metro Police

  • $600k for data automation and analytics

  • $265k to expand the body-worn camera program

Other Agencies

  • $2.4M to modernize and integrate the RMS at Fire and Emergency Medical Services

  • $1.3M in one-time funding to support the Board of Election's mobile website application

  • $1M for Next Generation 911 (NG911), Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD), and radio system maintenance at Unified Communications