The Association of American Universities (AAU) and other higher education organizations recently compared the federal government and private foundation support for research - particularly reimbursement for facilities and administrative (F&A) costs.
Statement regarding the DATA Act establishing a Federal Accountability and Spending Transparency Board that collects and reviews financial reports from federally funded entities, directly or through a sub-grant or sub-contract.
The Grant Reform and New Transparency (GRANT) Act aims to provide greater transparency to federal grant programs as a means of increasing accountability. The bill requires the creation of new government-wide public website on which information on all federal grants would be posted. Under current…
The following fact sheet is about higher education financing. The federal government, states, institutions, foundations, and individual students and their families all have a role in paying for college.