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Posted on 06/03/2015 5:02:28 AM PDT by shoff
I have tried in many different ways to find a listing of government grants. I am not looking to apply but I want to know who is granted my tax dollars. I have found when a group brags about getting one, but is there a listing of grants issued? Similar to the radicals in the sixties who complained their tax dollars going to the military industrial complex I dont think mine should go to La-Raza, Blacklivesmatter, National Action Network, or CAIR among others. Am I looking in the wrong place or is this information purposely not published?
Steve, contact you corrupt member of congress and ask it’s staff to to give you a list.
Now while I don’t know who your congressthief is they are all corrupt so it is not singling yours out by calling it a thief, fro they are all thieves, liars, and scallywags.
I’m guessing that much of the money is given out through the whole range of agencies. Kinda like the DOJ giving a half million dollars to MSU to study right wingers on the internet.
The EPA gives money to inner city areas for “sustainable living”.
Steve, contact you corrupt member of congress and ask its staff to give you a list.
How did you know my congress persons are Chucky Schumer and Chucky puppet Gillibrand? I guess I could but I am looking for a list of how my tax dollars are given away. I would think they would give me a list of communist/socialist groups they are proud of sponsoring.
I could deal with going to different agencies to find grantees but I dont even find those type listings. I wonder if when you see news stories like the EPA grants, Clinton foundation million dollar grants, I am searching the wrong way or it is only available thru freedom of information applications. If it is FOIA then I would bet it must be very specific as to the information.
No need for research; if you’re an Idiot or a Criminal in the US, and you have a whacked-out idea, your chances of getting a government grant are assured.
If you’re an Idiot or a Criminal and you have a Ph.D., go to the front of the line.
Walden, a game Total amounts: $100,000 (approved); $100,000 (awarded)
Not sure how accurate it is, but it's a start.
Also, it doesn't just list grants, it also lists contracts, which are different animals for spending purposes.
I’ll have to check this site out in more detail later. Thanks!
I am just wondering which idiots, criminals, wack jobs and jail house PhD’s get government money.
I don’t know how I missed it but it looks like just what I wanted. Thanks! I think I am going to have fun with this.
You’re welcome and enjoy!
Thanks. I think that the USAspending covers most of this.
Madame Dufarge beat you by a few minutes but thank you for the information. It is what I was looking for. Now I feel dumb for missing such an obvious site.
I didn’t want to know how to get them but who got them.
For example, a Congressional appropriation to HUD may in the fine print include authorization for community-based consumer education on housing choices. Federal housing money then might be dispensed as grants and contracts to local governments, their housing agencies, and to non-profit organizations that in turn hire may hire other organizations to do the actual work.
In that manner, booklets get distributed and classes advertised and held in libraries, the YMCA, and in other community meeting places on how to apply for a mortgage and get the best terms. Yet finding out in full how much is spent for such purposes and who is ultimately getting the money is nearly impossible for the general public.
Notably, ACORN grew large, rich, and powerful by researching and getting such grants and gradually accumulating large sums as administrative and supervisory expenses, with slices up-streamed into affiliated profit-making entities that paid earnings to ACORN’s founder and his key lieutenants. When attention was directed at ACORN after the scandals broke, the full extent of the operation staggered even government experts because ACORN used hundreds of subsidiaries and affiliates and took advantage of the weakness of federal auditing and accounting to hide the extent and nature of what they were doing.
If you intend to try to pursue this, my advice is to narrow your research scope to a specific federal department, agency, or program and then get a handle on their accounting and database system for grants and contracts. That means Internet searches, library research, and calls to the pertinent Congressional committees.
With an understanding of one federal unit, you could research others. You may eventually find that you have enough for a dissertation or a book.
Trust me on this, their staff has been instructed to keep constituents happy and voting for them. Simply call, be police, tell them you are seeking to maybe file for a grant and ask for a list, you will be surprised what you get.
Remember you can collect a lot more flies with honey than you can vinegar. As Jesus said, be wise as a serpent, gentle as a dove.
Don’t tell them jokes like this: I was driving thru Albany, past the state house and I knew it was really, really cold cause the politicians had their hands in their own pockets instead of mine.
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