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JSON response format:
CSV response format:
Excel response format:
- Full-text search on the reported name of the federal agency awarding the grant.
Total amount of the grant in US dollars in one of the following formats:
Example Description 500 exactly 500 dollars >|500 greater than or equal to 500 <|500 less than or equal to 500
A general code for the type of grant awarded.
Code Meaning 02 Block grant 03 Formula grant 04 Project grant 05 Cooperative agreement 06 Direct payment, as a subsidy or other non-reimbursable direct financial aid 07 Direct loan 08 Guaranteed/insured loan 09 Insurance 10 Direct payment with unrestricted use 11 Other reimbursable, contingent, intangible or indirect financial assistance
The year in which the grant was awarded. A YYYY formatted year, 2000 - 2010.
Example Description 2006 2006 2006|2008 2006 OR 2008
- Full-text search on the reported name of the grant recipient.
- Two-letter abbreviation of the state in which the grant was awarded.
The type of entity that received the grant.
Code Meaning 00 State government 01 County government 02 City or township government 04 Special district government 05 Independent school district 06 State controlled institution of higher education 11 Indian tribe 12 Other nonprofit 20 Private higher education 21 individual 22 Profit organization 23 Small business 25 Other