Funds management (21 - 30 of 55 items)
Federal Funds: Fiscal Year 2001 Expenditures by Selected Organizations Involved in Health-Related Activities
GAO-03-527R: Published: May 16, 2003. Publicly Released: May 16, 2003.
This report responds to a Congressional request that we provide information on expenditures of federal funds by several organizations and their affiliates--the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the Population Council, the International Planned Parenthood Federation, The Alan Guttmacher Institute, Advocates for Youth, and the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States...
Transportation Research: Actions Needed to Improve Coordination and Evaluation of Research
GAO-03-500: Published: May 1, 2003. Publicly Released: May 1, 2003.
The Research and Special Programs Administration (RSPA) within the Department of Transportation (DOT) is responsible for coordinating and ensuring the evaluation of DOT research programs to promote the efficient use of departmental research funds, which in fiscal year 2002 totaled over $1 billion. RSPA is also responsible for conducting multimodal research that cuts across different modes of trans...
Federal Assistance: Grant System Continues to Be Highly Fragmented
GAO-03-718T: Published: Apr 29, 2003. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 2003.
The Federal Financial Assistance Management Improvement Act of 1999 is one of the most recent in a series of efforts to reform the federal grants management system. The act seeks to improve the effectiveness and performance of Federal financial assistance programs; simplify application and reporting requirements; improve delivery of services to the public; and facilitate greater coordination among...
Capitol Preservation Commission Attestation Engagement
GAO-02-267R: Published: Dec 12, 2001. Publicly Released: Dec 12, 2001.
The United States Capitol Preservation Commission receives commemorative coin surcharge funds authorized by the United States Capitol Visitor Center Commemorative Coin Act of 1999. Under the Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act of 1997 and the U.S. Mint's Compliance Procedures for Surcharge Eligibility, the commission must meet certain requirements before receiving available coin surcharge fund...
Social Security: Actuarial Projections of the Trust Funds
AIMD-00-53R: Published: Jan 14, 2000. Publicly Released: Jan 14, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) report on the actuarial projections for the trust funds of the Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance programs, focusing on whether the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Board of Trustees': (1) 1999 long-range intermediate actuarial projections--their best estimates--as presented in the Trustees' 1999 re...
Defense Business Operations Fund: DOD Is Experiencing Difficulty in Managing the Fund's Cash
AIMD-96-54: Published: Apr 10, 1996. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Defense Business Operations Fund's (DBOF) cash management practices, focusing on: (1) Department of Defense (DOD) efforts to manage cash; and (2) ways DOD could provide additional management oversight.GAO found that: (1) DBOF cash management problems persist and reflect long-standing DOD financial management weaknesses; (2) DBOF managers do not...
Battle of Normandy Foundation: Uncertainties Surround Its Future Viability
AIMD-95-10: Published: Nov 4, 1994. Publicly Released: Nov 4, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Battle of Normandy Foundation's use of coin surcharge proceeds for the creation of the United States Armed Forces Memorial Garden in Normandy, France.GAO found that: (1) the Foundation has experienced significant managerial, financial, and internal control problems; (2) it is uncertain whether the Foundation will be able to pay current and fu...
Working Capital Funds: Three Agency Perspectives
AIMD-94-121: Published: May 20, 1994. Publicly Released: May 31, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) budgetary approaches used by the Departments of Labor and Justice and the General Services Administration to finance their administrative services; and (2) potential effect of proposals to establish franchise and innovation funds.GAO found that: (1) officials from the three agencies stated that their current working capital funds (WCF) giv...
District of Columbia: The Federal Payment Formula
T-AFMD-93-3: Published: Mar 31, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 1993.
GAO discussed the formula for determining the authorized federal payment to the District of Columbia. GAO noted that: (1) Congress compensates the District of Columbia for unreimbursed services provided to the federal government and deficiencies in the District's tax base; (2) the District's authorization for 1993 was greater than the amount appropriated for the previous fiscal year; (3) the local...
Banks and Thrifts: Safety and Soundness Reforms Need to Be Maintained
T-GGD-93-3: Published: Jan 27, 1993. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 1993.
GAO discussed the condition of the banking and thrift industries, focusing on: (1) the safety and soundness provisions of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act of 1991 (FDICIA); (2) the condition of the banking and thrift industries' insurance funds; (3) the volume of bank lending; and (4) congressional oversight. GAO noted that: (1) FDICIA requires that banks operate in a safe...