The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA) was signed on September 26, 2006. The intent is to empower every American with the ability to hold the government accountable for each spending decision. The end result is to reduce wasteful spending in the government. The FFATA legislation requires information on federal awards (federal financial assistance and expenditures) be made available to the public via a single, searchable website. Federal awards include grants, subgrants, loans, awards, cooperative agreements and other forms of financial assistance as well as contracts, subcontracts, purchase orders, task orders, and delivery orders.
Full Text of Legislation S. 2590 (pdf, 40kB, 5 pages).
- FFATA Introduction for Form 1590 (pdf, 35kB, 1 page). PDF updated April 25, 2011.
- Form 1590, Sub-Recipient Informational Form (wks, 44kB, 1 page). Spreadsheet with comments.
- Form 1590, Sub-Recipient Informational Form (wks, 44kB, 1 page). Spreadsheet with comments hidden.
- Form 1590, Sub-Recipient Informational Form (pdf, 24kB, 1 page). PDF updated March 8, 2011.
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