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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.


LoansApply for a federal loan at and (specifically for small business loans).


Find information on the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP).  

 The federal government gives out loans for a variety of purposes, including to:

  • Assist farmers and rural communities and businesses
  • Pay for education
  • Provide disaster relief
  • Insure mortgages
  • Support local water and sewer systems          U.S. Small Business Agency   


An award made directly to an independent recipient (not a state or government) by a federal agency.



Financial assistance awarded by a federal agency to a recipient to carry out a public project or service authorized by a law of the United States.