Where is the Recovery Act Funding ($780 Billion) Going?

An introduction to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

In response to the economic downturn of late 2008, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was signed into law in February 2009 with the intent to create jobs and catalyze long term economic growth. Through this piece of legislation, hundreds of billions of dollars worth of contracts, grants and loans have been allocated to various organizations.

How money is allocated.

The massive amount of transactions have been tracked and made publicly available through Recovery.Gov. This site provides access to data related to the Recovery Act in addition to the ability to report abuses and fraud.

Click to open the Recipient Projects Map

Data is available in various formats including charts, interactive maps, and tables.

An overview of the Recovery.Gov maps.

For more information, like to see what projects have been funded for individual agencies or what projects have been funded near you, visit Recovery.Gov!

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