Tracking Federal Funds

Once you have applied for a federal grant, use the tools listed here to track them.

USAspending.gov (Office of Management and Budget)

This is a free, searchable database of federal government spending based upon Census and General Services Administration statistical data. Grants and Contracts must be searched separately by:

  • Individual organization or grant recipient
  • By place of performance, including by congressional district
  • By federal department or agency.

Federal Aid to States (Census Bureau)
FAS details actual expenditures of federal grant funds to state and local governments. Figures are presented to the state level by program area and agency.

Consolidated Federal Funds Report (Census Bureau)
In CFFR, grants generally represent obligations and include payments both to state and local governments and to nongovernmental recipients. Data is provided for state and county levels.