To aid the nation’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Congress passed four special appropriations laws, which provide multiple forms of financial relief through agency spending, tax relief, and lending. As of September 1, approximately half of the $2.59 trillion in available funding has been obligated. In this analysis, we break down how the funding provides financial relief, explain the process of how the money moves from legislation to the American people, and track the progress of spending.
Follow along as Data Lab tracks the flow of four emergency funding laws for COVID-19. As of July 1, government agencies have reported $1.3 trillion in spending.
The Federal Investment in Higher Education analysis gives an overview of federal funding in colleges and universities through grants, contracts, and student aid. This interactive analysis gives you an opportunity to search schools and discover how much the government has invested in that institution. In the visualizations you can also break down the investment by federal agency and view data by investment category.
The Federal Investment in Higher Education analysis gives an overview of federal funding in colleges and universities. Dive in and search by individual schools, federal agencies, or investment categories!
Who receives federal contracts?
Ever wonder who's getting federal contracts and what agencies are awarding them? This tool lets you explore contract-related information for FY18, 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.
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