On a single page, the HHS Total Assistance is broken out by Discretionary Grants, Non-Discretionary Grants, and Other Financial Assistance awards. This view enables all the transaction-level award activity, traditionally available in TAGGS, now combined with the Aggregate and other financial assistance data
The TAGGS Total Assistance Report combines data tracked in Transactional format and Aggregate format to provide a breakdown of Discretionary Grants, Non-Discretionary Grants, and Other Financial Assistance awards provided by HHS.
The Transactional data is reported as grant and assistance transactions to organizations, states, public institutions, and other entities, while Aggregate data is summary information for grants, loans, and direct assistance to individuals.
The TAGGS Total Assistance Report Outlines:
Table data can be exported by choosing one of the export-format icons located at the top right of the table. Export file formats include:
The two Fiscal Year (FY) viewing options are:
|Issue Date FY||The FY in which the award action Occurred|
|Funding FY||The FY in which the award action Funded|
To enter Keyboard Support and Web Page Reader Support for the report results grid view, you will need to press Ctrl Shift G
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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.
Non-Discretionary grants are block/formula, and entitlements. Entitlements can be further classified as open-ended or closed-ended.
Direct payments for specific use and other financial assistance to individuals.