Unused Federal Grant Dollars (infographic)

Posted on April 20, 2016
The federal government awards grants to states, nonprofits, universities, and others to help meet a variety of national goals. But not all of this grant money reaches its destination. So what happens to the hundreds of millions of unspent grant dollars? We recently examined how federal grants are—or are not—closed out, including why delays can occur and what happens to the money that is left over. Our latest infographic shows what we found. Grants-Closeout-Infographic