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Did you know that the government has almost 2,000 federal spending accounts?

Ever wonder who's getting federal contracts and what agencies are awarding them? This tool lets you explore contract-related information for FY 17, including which organizations received federal contracts, contract amounts, awarding agencies and sub-agencies, and the types of goods or services contract recipients provided to the federal government.

How do agencies receive and spend money?

Every fiscal year, Congress decides how much money to give the federal government through its budgeting and appropriations process. These funds, or appropriations, are then designated for specific purposes and placed in specific federal accounts for each agency to use.

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How We Conducted This Analysis

We conducted this analysis by organizing the spending data reported to USAspending.gov in a way that reflects the structure of the federal government. To do this, we matched federal accounts with the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB's) Master Account File, which lists agencies and their Treasury accounts as presented in the government-wide budget. We based this analysis on File A information reported to USAspending.gov.

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