Funds management (51 - 60 of 209 items)
Community Development: CDFI Fund Can Improve Its Systems to Measure, Monitor, and Evaluate Awardees' Performance
RCED-98-225: Published: Jul 15, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the performance of the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund, focusing on: (1) the first round of awards in the CDFI and Bank Enterprise Award (BEA) programs and the strategic plan that the Fund developed under the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993; (2) the Fund's development of systems to measure, monitor, and eva...
Community Development: Early Results of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund's Programs
T-RCED-98-198: Published: May 13, 1998. Publicly Released: May 13, 1998.
GAO discussed the results of its ongoing review of the administration of the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund, focusing on the first year's performance of the CDFI and the Bank Enterprise Award (BEA) programs and opportunities for improving their effectiveness.GAO noted that: (1) as of January 1998, the Fund had entered into assistance agreements with 26 of the 31 CDFIs tha...
Indian Issues: BIA's Distribution of Tribal Priority Allocations
T-RCED-98-168: Published: Apr 21, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 21, 1998.
GAO discussed the preliminary results of its review of the Bureau of Indian Affairs' (BIA) distribution of Tribal Priority Allocation (TPA)--or TPA--funds, focusing on: (1) BIA's basis for distributing 1998 TPA funds; (2) total distributions of TPA funds in fiscal year (FY) 1998 and a per-capita analysis of those distributions; (3) revenue and business income information reported by tribes under t...
Environmental Protection Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-97-20(3): Published: Sep 1, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1997.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Environmental Protection issue area as of August 29, 1997...
Salvage Sale Fund's Deposits and Outlays
RCED-96-240R: Published: Aug 22, 1996. Publicly Released: Aug 22, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the uses, status, and management of the Forest Service's Salvage Sale Fund. GAO noted that: (1) at the beginning of fiscal year (FY) 1996, the fund had an unobligated balance of $210 million; (2) from FY 1991 through FY 1995, the Service deposited $833.3 million in the fund from salvaged timber sales and expended $719.4 million to ad...
DOE's Three Restricted Reserves of Unobligated Funds
RCED-96-208R: Published: Aug 8, 1996. Publicly Released: Aug 8, 1996.
GAO reviewed the Department of Energy's (DOE) three restricted reserves of unobligated funds. GAO noted that: (1) DOE established the reserves to respond to unforeseen departmental funding requirements; (2) these reserves include the Prior-Year Deobligation Reserve, the Prior-Year Cost Adjustment Reserve, and the Project Overrun Reserve; (3) the reserves are composed of deobligated funds that no l...
Coastal Areas' Wastewater Treatment Needs
RCED-96-177R: Published: Jun 21, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 2, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the estimated costs of meeting wastewater treatment needs nationwide and in marine coastal states, focusing on the: (1) differences in the estimated costs of coastal and inland wastewater treatment projects; and (2) extent to which federal funding is expected to meet these needs. GAO noted that: (1) the costs of meeting the nation's...
Dollar Amounts of EPA's Grants and Agreements
RCED-96-178R: Published: May 29, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 12, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the total dollar value of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) grants and agreements for fiscal years 1993 through 1995. GAO noted that: (1) from FY 1993 to FY 1995, EPA awarded grants and entered into agreements totalling $11.1 billion; and (2) while the $11.1 billion in grants and agreements went to 4,021 grantees, the largest distribution...
Emergency Relief: Status of the Replacement of the Cypress Viaduct
RCED-96-136: Published: May 6, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 5, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of the replacement of the Cypress Viaduct in Oakland, California, focusing on the: (1) expected completion date and reasons for construction delays; (2) estimated cost of the project and reasons for any cost growth; and (3) guidance governing the Federal Highway Administration's (FHwA) use of emergency relief funds.GAO found that: (1) th...