Federal aid programs (31 - 40 of 46 items)
How Federal Developmental Disabilities Programs Are Working
HRD-80-43: Published: Feb 20, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 20, 1980.
GAO was requested to make a comprehensive examination of the overall administration and operation of four developmental disability programs: (1) State Formula Grant, (2) State Protection and Advocacy, (3) Special Projects, and (4) University-Affiliated Facilities. These programs were designed to improve and coordinate services to the developmentally disabled and to protect their rights. The 2 mill...
GAO Efforts Related to the Problem of Fraud in the Government
094326: Oct 30, 1979
No summary is currently available...
GAO Efforts Related to Fraud, Abuse, and Mismanagement in Federal Programs
111768: May 23, 1979
No one knows the magnitude of fraud and abuse against the Government. It is hidden within legitimate undertakings, and usually goes unreported and undetected. Current efforts in combating fraud are aimed at ascertaining whether Federal agencies have instituted effective policies and procedures for combating fraud that might exist in their programs. While stronger internal audit, inspection, and cr...
Confusion Over the Goals and Objectives of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act Program
B-157179: Published: Mar 19, 1979. Publicly Released: Mar 19, 1979.
No summary is currently available...
Evaluation Needs of Crime Control Planners, Decisionmakers, and Policymakers Are Not Being Met
GGD-77-72: Published: Jul 14, 1978. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 1978.
Since 1969 the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA) has awarded over $5 billion to state and local governments to reduce crime and delinquency. There have been various attempts to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of programs receiving these funds.Evaluation activities of LEAA and the states have been inadequate to meet planning, decisionmaking, and policymaking needs of many users...
Job Training Programs Need More Effective Management
HRD-78-96: Published: Jul 7, 1978. Publicly Released: Jul 7, 1978.
Title I of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act authorized the Department of Labor to fund and monitor locally administered programs to provide unemployed people with skills needed to find jobs. The act gave state and local authorities (prime sponsors) a large role in planning and managing employment and training programs. About $1.8 billion of title I funds was spent for classroom and on...
The Affirmative Action Programs in Three Bureaus of the Department of Justice Should Be Improved
FPCD-78-53: Published: Jul 5, 1978. Publicly Released: Jul 5, 1978.
Affirmative action programs were evaluated at the Department of Justice's Federal Prison System; Law Enforcement Assistance Administration; and offices, boards, and divisions.Some progress has been made toward increasing the representation and improving the distribution of women and minorities in the work force. For example, from July 1, 1974, through December 31, 1976, the number of women in the...
The Indian Self-Determination Act: Many Obstacles Remain
HRD-78-59: Published: Mar 1, 1978. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1978.
Title I of P.L. 93-638, the Indian Self-Determination Act, gives Indian tribes the opportunity to administer Federal Indian programs through contracts which they must request. The Secretaries of the Interior and Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) are directed to contract with the tribes to plan and conduct programs which the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and/or the Indian Health Services (IHS)...
Most Agency Programs for Employees with Alcohol-Related Problems Still Ineffective
HRD-77-75: Published: Sep 7, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 7, 1977.
In order to provide a comprehensive federal program for prevention and treatment of alcohol abuse, legislation was enacted and, in July 1971, guidelines were issued requiring agencies and departments to develop programs to help employees with alcohol-related problems.Although officials interviewed differed in views of the extent of the problem of alcohol abuse, there was general agreement that it...
The Summer Feeding Program: How to Feed the Children and Stop Program Abuses
CED-77-59: Published: Apr 15, 1977. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1977.
Various aspects of the summer food service program for children were reviewed in light of alleged abuses during program operations in major urban areas. Causes of abuses that had been detected by other groups, including the Departments of Agriculture and Justice, were investigated. The review was conducted at the Food and Nutrition Service headquarters in Washington, D.C., and at the regional offi...