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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...
Integrity Act: Treasury's Annual Reporting Needs Improvement
GGD-87-16: Published: Nov 26, 1986. Publicly Released: Nov 26, 1986.
GAO reported on the Department of the Treasury's report on its internal controls under the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act of 1982 (FMFIA).GAO believes that Treasury's report inaccurately portrayed the adequacy of its controls, because: (1) its fiscal year (FY) 1985 report stated that, except for material weaknesses in tax processing and automated operations, its internal control systems...
The National Endowment for Democracy's Administration of Its Grants Program
129867: May 14, 1986
GAO discussed its review of the National Endowment for Democracy's procedures for grantee selection, monitoring, and evaluation in its overseas grants program. GAO found that, during its first 2 years of operation, the Endowment: (1) generally relied on its grantees to monitor and evaluate their own programs; (2) awarded 88 percent of its fiscal years 1984 and 1985 funds to four core grantees repr...
Legal Services: Grant to the Constitutional Law Center
HRD-86-31FS: Published: Oct 29, 1985. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the expenditures and activities of the Constitutional Law Center (CLC) to determine: (1) whether CLC funds, staff, and equipment had been used for partisan political purposes; (2) the nature and extent of the services CLC has provided to Legal Services Corporation (LSC) grant recipients and clients and its planned activities; and (3) whether CLC...
Legislative Mandate and Affirmative Responsibilities of Congressional Award Board
B-200254: Published: Nov 19, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
GAO was asked for advice concerning the Congressional Award Board's legislative mandate and affirmative responsibilities in several areas: (1) whether there was authorization for independent state or regional boards to conduct the program; (2) whether there was a minimum age level for those entering the program; (3) whether the Board's intention for a three-section program as opposed to a four-se...
Legal Services Corporation
123848: Apr 11, 1984
Testimony was presented on a GAO review of 1980 and 1981 efforts by the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) and the local programs it funds to ensure continued Federal funding of LSC and oppose additional restrictions on program activities. The review focused on determining whether LSC-funded programs in Texas and other States within the LSC Denver region have performed survival-related activities wh...
Insights Into Major Urban Development Action Grant Issues
RCED-84-55: Published: Mar 5, 1984. Publicly Released: Mar 5, 1984.
GAO examined the Urban Development Action Grant (UDAG) Program, focusing on: (1) the accuracy of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) information on the results of completed projects; (2) the participation of small cities in the program; and (3) the requirements governing monies that recipient cities can generate by loaning action grant funds to private developers.GAO found that...
Review of Funds Received by the Metropolitan Police Department, St. Louis, Missouri
B-171019: Published: May 10, 1973. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Information on Labor's Awards to the Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America
HRD-83-33: Published: Mar 28, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 27, 1983.
GAO reviewed the Department of Labor's award and administration of contracts to the Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America, Inc. (OIC/A), a national organization which provides assistance to its local affiliates on the management and operation of employment training programs.GAO found that Labor awarded the contracts on a sole-source basis without considering alternative providers and...
Review of Department of Education FY 1980 Interagency Fund Transfer Agreements
AFMD-82-19: Published: Dec 16, 1981. Publicly Released: Jan 18, 1982.
GAO examined selected Department of Education fiscal year 1980 transfers to determine whether any of those agreements violated any laws. GAO discussed the procedures for developing the fund transfer agreements with Education officials and reviewed their written guidelines. GAO examined most of the agreement documents and related accounting records to: (1) determine the purpose of the transfers; (2...