Program evaluation (111 - 120 of 364 items)
Results Act: Observations on the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Fiscal Year 1999 Annual Performance Plan
RCED-98-207R: Published: Jun 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1998.
GAO reviewed the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) performance plan for fiscal year (FY) 1999, focusing on whether the: (1) agency's performance plan provides a clear picture of intended performance across the agency; (2) performance plan discusses the strategies and resources the agency will use to achieve its performance plan; and (3) agency's performance plan provides confidence that...
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...
Civil Military Program: List of Fiscal Year 1997 Approved Projects
NSIAD-98-159R: Published: Apr 24, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the projects undertaken in fiscal year (FY) 1997 by the Department of Defense (DOD) through its Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) Program.GAO noted that: (1) Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) officials told GAO that some funding requests were made orally with no supporting documentation provided to OSD; (2) they also said th...
Community Development: The Federal Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community Program
T-RCED-98-27: Published: Oct 28, 1997. Publicly Released: Oct 28, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community (EZ/EC) program, focusing on: (1) the status of the program's implementation in the six urban empowerment zones, which are located along the east coast and in the mid-west regions of the United States; (2) the factors that program participants believe have either helped or hindered efforts to carry out...
Results Act: Observations on the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Draft Strategic Plan
RCED-97-204R: Published: Jul 22, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 5, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) draft strategic plan, focusing on whether: (1) it fulfills the requirements of the Government Performance and Results Act and to provide GAO's views on its overall quality; (2) it reflects FEMA's key statutory authorities; (3) it reflects interagency coordination for crosscutting programs, activities...
Community Development: Status of Urban Empowerment Zones
RCED-97-21: Published: Dec 20, 1996. Publicly Released: Jan 10, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Community (EZ/EC) Program, focusing on the: (1) status of the program's implementation in the urban EZs, including the extent to which public housing officials and residents have been involved; (2) factors that participants believe have either helped or hindered...
Independent Review Characteristics
RCED-95-121R: Published: Mar 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed a proposal for an independent review of nuclear waste management, focusing on: (1) potential entities to review radioactive waste management; and (2) the scope of such a review. GAO noted that: (1) an independent review of the Department of Energy's (DOE) civilian radioactive waste program is needed to provide Congress with the best information to...
I&M Program Follow-Up
RCED-94-292R: Published: Sep 28, 1994. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) progress in implementing enhanced inspection and maintenance (I&M) programs under the Clean Air Act. GAO noted that: (1) EPA progress in implementing enhanced I&M programs has been slower than expected; (2) if EPA had met the implementation schedule, it would have approved or disapproved al...
National Science Foundation: Better Use of Existing Resources Could Improve Program Administration
RCED-94-95: Published: Jun 24, 1994. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR), focusing on: (1) how EHR establishes current and future priorities for its education programs; and (2) whether EHR has the resources it needs to effectively administer its programs.GAO found that: (1) EHR sets its program priorities through an informal proc...
Flood Insurance: Financial Resources May Not Be Sufficient to Meet Future Expected Losses
RCED-94-80: Published: Mar 21, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the financial condition of the National Flood Insurance Program, focusing on the: (1) actuarial soundness of the program; (2) potential financial impacts of increasing subsidized flood insurance rates and enhancing program participation; and (3) procedures used to set flood insurance rates.GAO found that: (1) the flood insurance program is not actu...