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Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: grant, fraud, combating, oversight, guide, practices
Number of Pages: 16
Published: 2009-09
ISBN-10: 1437915221
ISBN-13: 9781437915228

The Nat. Procurement Fraud Task Force (NPFTF) was created on Oct. 10, 2006, to promote the prevention, early detection, and prosecution of procurement fraud. The NPFTF recognizes that a large part of govżt. dollars lost to fraud, waste, and abuse includes dollars lost to grant fraud. As a result, the NPFTF includes preventing, detecting and prosecuting grant fraud as part of its focus. The NPFTFżs goal is to detect, investigate, and prosecute procurement fraud, grant fraud, and associated corruption. This White Paper is written in support of the NPFTFżs Grant Fraud Commżs. outreach efforts
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Author: UNICEF.
Publisher: UNICEF
Keywords: visionary, unicef, grant, jim
Number of Pages: 175
Published: 2001-09-24
ISBN-10: 9280637231
ISBN-13: 9789280637236

Jim Grant was Executive Director of UNICEF from 1980 to 1995, during which period he launched a worldwide child survival and development revolution. The practical result was that by 1995, 25 million children were alive who would otherwise have died, with millions more living with better health and nutrition. This volume contains eight articles by Jim Grant's close colleagues which draw out the lessons of Grant's vision and leadership, which have relevance in many other contexts
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Author: Kay E. Brown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: grant, award, process, needed, improvements, homeless, youth, grants, runaway
Number of Pages: 38
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437933319
ISBN-13: 9781437933314

The Dept. of Health and Human Services awards grants to provide shelter and services to runaway and homeless youth through the Basic Center, Transitional Living and Street Outreach Programs. This report examined: (1) grant announcements and application requirements; (2) technical assistance for grant applicants; (3) how grant award decisions are made; and (4) notification of grant award decisions. The report reviewed requirements, documents, and records associated with this process for FY 2007 and 2008, observed the grant evaluation portion of this process, and interviewed applicants, peer rev
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Author: William O. Jenkins
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: fire, grants, improve, process, actions, grant, awarding, fema, requirements, additional
Number of Pages: 94
Published: 2010-03
ISBN-10: 1437924972
ISBN-13: 9781437924978

The Fed. Emerg. Mgmt. Agency (FEMA), awards grants to fire depts. and other org. for equipment, staffing, and other needs. As of July 2009, FEMA had received 25,000 and 22,000 applications for its FY '07 and '08 fire grant programs, respectively, and had awarded more than 5,000 grants in both years. This is a review of the application and award process for these grants, and addresses the: (1) extent to which FEMA has met statutory and program requirements for distributing the grant funds; (2) actions FEMA has taken to provide assistance to grant applicants and involve the fire service communit
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Author: Cornelia M. Ashby
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: acquiring, risks, assessing, financial, skills, information, sharing, focus, greater, department, monitoring, education, could, processes, improve, grant
Number of Pages: 30
Published: 2010-06
ISBN-10: 1437927092
ISBN-13: 9781437927092

The Dept. of Educ. (DoE) awards $45 billion in grants each year to school districts, states, and other entities. In addition, the Amer. Recovery and Reinvest. Act of 2009 provided an additional $97 billion in grant funding. In a series of reports from 2002 to 2009, DoE's Inspector General cited a number of grantees for failing to comply with financial and programmatic requirements of their grant agreements. This report determined: (1) what progress DoE has made in implementing a risk-based approach to grant monitoring; (2) to what extent DoE's program offices have the expertise necessary to mo
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Author: United States. General Accounting Office
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: grant, improve, actions, award, initiating, process, requesters, congressional, report, labor, awards, services, grants, emergency, dislocated, workers, delays, hampered, national
Number of Pages: 31
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 1428942602
ISBN-13: 9781428942608
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Author: Glenn A. Fine
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: organizations, reform, inc, acorn, affiliated, community, department, justice, grants, association, review
Number of Pages: 24
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437925944
ISBN-13: 9781437925944

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. This review examined whether: (1) ACORN applied for federal funds through DoJ-administered grant programs; (2) ACORN received federal funds through DoJ-administered grant programs; (3) controls were placed on the use of DoJ grant funds awarded to ACORN; and (4) DoJ conducted any reviews or audits of the use of DoJ grant funds awarded to ACORN. The review also conducted the same analysis for organizations that were ACORN affiliates. The review did not find any direct DoJ grants to ACORN during the past 7 years. In total, this revi
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