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General Government: Federal Grant Awards

To ensure federal funds are awarded efficiently, the National Park Service, the Fish and Wildlife Service, the Food and Nutrition Service, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should ensure their grant management staff review applications for potential duplication and overlap before awarding competitive grants and cooperative agreements.

Action:

To reduce the risk of duplicative and overlapping funding at the grant award level, the Secretary of the Department of the Interior direct the National Park Service and the Fish and Wildlife Service to issue written guidance that ensures their grant management staff review grant applications for potential duplication and overlap before awarding their competitive grants and cooperative agreements.

Progress:

Pending

Implementing Entity:

Department of the Interior

Action:

To reduce the risk of duplicative and overlapping funding at the grant award level, the Secretary of Agriculture direct the Food and Nutrition Service to issue written guidance that ensures its grant management staff review grant applications for potential duplication and overlap before awarding FNS competitive grants and cooperative agreements. 

Progress:

Pending

Implementing Entity:

Department of Agriculture

Action:

To reduce the risk of duplicative and overlapping funding at the grant award level, the Secretary of HHS direct the CDC to issue written guidance that ensures its grant management staff review grant applications for potential duplication and overlap before awarding CDC competitive grants and cooperative agreements.

Progress:

Pending

Implementing Entity:

Department of Health and Human Services
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    • Heather Krause
    • Direc, Physical Infrastructure
    • krauseh@gao.gov
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