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Federal Assistance

The Assistance tab of FedSpending.org allows searching of federal assistance spending from FY 2000 through some data from the third quarter of FY 2012. Federal assistance includes spending such as grants, loans, insurance, and direct payments (e.g. Social Security). The left-hand navigation bar functions as the main navigation interface for users.

Total Assistance for FY 2011, by Place of Performance

Total Assistance by Year

Total Assistance by Year

Bar graph showing the trend since FY 2000 of total spending on Federal assistance (loans, grants, insurance, direct payments).

Type of Assistance by Year

Type of Assistance by Year

Line graph showing trends in types of Federal assistance spending since FY 2000

Assistance by Major Agency

Assistance by Major Agency

Pie chart showing breakdown of Federal assistance spending by major Federal agency in FY 2011.