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Federal financial assistance programs rely on data derived from the Decennial Census to guide the geographic distribution of funds to states, counties, cities, and households. To better understand the fiscal impacts of the upcoming 2020 Census on states and local areas, the Counting for Dollars Project aims to: Identify each federal program that geographically distributes ...
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Medicaid is by far the largest federal grant to states, making up 65 percent of total grant funding in 2018.  See report.  

State of Hawaii Data Book 2017 Table 9.55– FEDERAL AWARD EXPENDITURES BY HAWAII STATE GOVERNMENT:  2001 TO 2018 ...
Read More Federal Award Expenditures by Hawaii State Government: 2001 to 2018 Year       Total 2001       1,234,481 2002       1,353,397 2003       1,532,304 2004       1,659,913 2005       1,828,619 2006       1,859,707 2007       1,925,129 2008       2,018,873 2009       2,195,508 2010       2,732,260 2011       2,891,802 2012       2,297,802 2013       ...
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USAspending.gov

Posted on Feb 9, 2017 in Featured, Latest

The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (FFATA) signed into law on September 26, 2006 requires that grant, loan, and other financial assistance awards of more than $25,000 and federal contracts of more than $3,000 be displayed on a searchable, publicly accessible website (USAspending.gov) to give the American public access to information on ...
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July 2017: Updated FAQs The Council on Financial Assistance Reform (COFAR) released updated FAQs on the Uniform Guidance. December 26, 2014: Implementation of the Policy.  28 Federal awarding agencies adopted the Uniform Guidance into their respective chapters of Title 2 of the Code of Federal Regulations. Agency exceptions or additions to the Uniform Guidance:   In addition to ...
Read More 2 C.F.R. 200: Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements For Federal Awards

DATA Act Updates

Posted on Dec 5, 2014 in Featured, Latest

March 22, 2019: DATA ACT-OMB Needs to Formalize Data Governance for Reporting Federal Spending (GAO-19-284) The DATA Act includes a provision for GAO to report on the implementation and use of data standards, and on the quality of the data reported using those standards. This report (1) describes the status of OMB’s and Treasury’s efforts ...
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