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Total Grants and Other Financial Assistance

$1,296,759,964,287

Issue Date Fiscal Year
2019
award assistance type

Discretionary Grants

Discretionary grants are those that permit the Federal Government, according to specific authorizing legislation, to exercise judgment, or “discretion” in selecting the applicant/recipient organization, through a competitive grant process.

4.74%
award Details
DISCRETIONARY

A grant which is generally awarded on a competitive basis, which permits the Federal government to exercise judgment (“discretion”) in selecting the recipient and determining the amount of the award.

4.02%
COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT

A financial assistance instrument for which substantial involvement is anticipated between the Federal agency and the recipient during performance of the contemplated project or activity.

0.72%
award assistance type

Non-Discretionary Grants

Non-Discretionary grants are block/formula, and entitlements. Entitlements can be further classified as open-ended or closed-ended.

35.91%
BLOCK

A type of non-discretionary grant where the recipients (normally States) have substantial discretion over the type of activities to support, with minimal Federal administrative requirements or restrictions.

1.56%
CLOSED-ENDED

A type of non-discretionary grant where the award amount constitutes an upper limit on the amount of funds the Federal government may pay for allowable programmatic activities.

1.44%
OPEN-ENDED

A type of non-discretionary grant where based on compliance with programmatic requirements, the OPDIV is required to reimburse the recipient for all or a portion of eligible costs and there is no upper limit on the amount of funds the Federal government will pay for allowable services and activities.

32.91%
award assistance type

Other Financial Assistance

Direct payments for specific use and other financial assistance to individuals.

59.35%
INSURANCE

Financial assistance provided to assure reimbursement for losses sustained under specified conditions. Coverage may be provided directly by the Federal government or through private carriers and may or may not involve the payment of premiums.

0.39%
DIRECT PAYMENT FOR SPECIFIED USE

Financial assistance from the Federal government provided directly to individuals, private firms, and other private institutions to encourage or subsidize a particular activity by conditioning the receipt of the assistance on a particular performance by the recipient.

58.96%
Total Assistance by CFDA Program for Issue Date Fiscal Year 2019
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