Welcome to TAGGS
The mission of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is to enhance the health and well-being of Americans by providing for effective health and human services and by fostering sound, sustained advances in the sciences underlying medicine, public health, and social services. In support of its mission, HHS manages hundreds of programs which awards approximately 77,000 grants annually. Tracking and accounting for HHS grant spending and providing high quality data to the public and external stakeholders is critical to fulfilling HHS's mission and strategic goals.
- HHS awarded approximately 77,000 grants to over 11,000 recipients.
- HHS awarded approximately $461 billion in grants.
- 88% of HHS’s grant funds for FY 2016 were allocated to entitlement grants.
- Universities and colleges represent 34 of the top 50 HHS discretionary grant recipients.
- The 6 states receiving the most HHS grant funds were California, New York, Texas, Pennsylvania, Florida, and Michigan.
- The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) awarded over 78% of all HHS grant dollars.
- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded about 65% of all HHS awards.
- HHS agencies awarded grants to 105 regional and international recipients.