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Navigate Up - Track the Money is the U.S. government's official website that provides easy access to data
related to Recovery Act spending and allows for the reporting of potential fraud, waste, and abuse.

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 required the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board to create and maintain a website "to foster greater accountability and transparency in the use of funds made available in this Act.” went live on February 17, 2009, the day  President Obama signed the Act into law. 

The site's primary mandate was to provide taxpayers with user-friendly, interactive tools to track how and where ARRA funds were being spent.   

The site also allowed the public an opportunity to report suspected fraud, waste, or abuse related to ARRA funding.

Visits To by State
 Heatmap of the United States showing states with the most visits to  


       * Visits to between Sept. 28, 2009 and Dec. 31, 2012. Website Traffic

Line chart trending page views and visits to over the last 12 months. 



  • 2012 Gold Award -- MarCom

  • 2012 Government Mobile App of the Year -- GovTek

  • 2011 Gold Award, Government Website -- MarCom

  • 2011 Official Honoree, Financial Services category -- Webby Awards
  • 2011 Best Government Website, IAC -- Web Marketing Association
  • 2011 AME (Advertising Marketing Effectiveness) finalist
  • 2011 Outstanding Website, WebAward -- Web Marketing Association
  • 2010 Official Honoree, Financial Services category --  Webby Awards
  • 2010 Gold Addy Award, Ad Club of Metropolitan Washington
  • 2010 Silver Screen Award,  National Association of Government Communicators
  • 2010 Award of Distinction -- Communicator Awards. 
  • 2010 Outstanding Website, Web Marketing Association
  • 2010 Government IT Innovators Award, InformationWeek
  • 2009 Merit Award, Meritalk