U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

The .gov means it’s official.

Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.

The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Breadcrumb

Who are Recipients?

Description

U.S. Department of Justice Title VI implementing regulations, 28 C.F.R. § 42.102, define the terms federal financial assistance and recipient and similar definitions can be found in the Title VI implementing regulations of other federal agencies.  When any agency provides federal financial assistance, it must ensure that recipients acknowledge and agree that they will comply (and require any sub-grantees, contractors, successors, transferees, and assignees to comply) with applicable provisions of federal civil rights laws and policies prohibiting discrimination, including, but not limited to, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits recipients from discriminating on the basis of race, color, or national origin, including limited English proficiency.

Recipients of Federal Financial Assistance

The websites below can help identify whether a non-federal entity is a recipient or sub-recipient of federal financial assistance from one or more federal agencies. 

Office of Management and Budget, USA Spending.gov, http://www.usaspending.gov/

Institute of Museum and Library Services, Awarded Grant Search, http://www.imls.gov/recipients/grantsearch.aspx

National Science Foundation, About Awards, http://www.nsf.gov/awards/about.jsp

U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Program, Grant Awards, https://external.ojp.usdoj.gov/selector/main

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Tracking Accountability in Government Grants System, http://taggs.hhs.gov/index.cfm

Grant Reporting by Recipients

Recipients must report grants received from the federal government pursuant to the Single Audit Act and OMB Circular A-133.  This database is searchable by entity and yields information about specific grants and grant amounts received, among other things. 

The Single Audit Database is available from this page: https://harvester.census.gov/facdissem/Main.aspx