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Recovery.gov 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.

AGENCY PROFILE - Department of Veterans Affairs


 Data From Agency Reports - Updated Monthly


$1,605,200,000
Recovery Appropriations *
$1,821,672,938
Total Funds Awarded
$1,797,347,260
Total Funds Paid Out

*Appropriation amounts include contract, grant, and loan programs only and do not include estimated costs for entitlements.

Contracts, Grants and Loans Paid Out by Category

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Entitlements Paid Out by Category

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Funding by Award Type

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Agency News
4/22/2011
VA Dedicates New Wind Turbine at Massachusetts National Cemetery

​BOURNE, Mass. – The Department of Veterans Affairs held a dedication ceremony today to dedicate a new 50-kilowatt wind turbine at Massachusetts National Cemetery.  The 120-foot tall structure is projected to produce up to 95 percent of the cemetery’s annual electricity usage which will allow it to operate almost entirely on renewable energy.

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2/18/2011
VA Observes Recovery Act Anniversary With More Progress Nationwide

Washington – On the second anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that Recovery Act funds are playing a major role this year in advancing much-needed infrastructure and other construction nationwide to benefit our Nation’s Veterans.

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10/15/2010
VA Tops $1B Mark in Recovery Act Distributions

Upgrades Include Energy Projects, Medical Facility Upgrades, Cemetery Improvements

 WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has distributed more than $1 billion in funds made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, agency officials have announced.  Recovery Act funding is being used to modernize and replace existing VA medical facilities, make improvements at national cemeteries and award grants to states for Veterans homes.

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Last Updated 12/31/2013
 Data from Recipient Reports -
 Updated Quarterly
Total Number of Awards
as Reported by Recipients


Total Number of Awards as Reported by Recipients

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Project Completion Status

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States Receiving the Most Funds
State Amount
(02/17/09 - 12/31/2013)
New York $142,157,366
California $109,926,907
Pennsylvania $103,555,453
Illinois $84,914,725
Texas $79,219,942
Cities Receiving the Most Funds
City Amount
(02/17/09 - 12/31/2013)
Tucson, AZ $36,744,276
Hines, IL $31,621,427
Birmingham, AL $29,638,116
Spring City, PA $26,791,224
Bronx, NY $23,637,410
Recipients Receiving the Most Funds
Recipient Award Amount
MILITARY AND VETERANS AFFAIRS, PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF $26,791,224
VETERANS AFFAIRS, ALABAMA DEPT OF $21,827,601
VETERANS SERVICES, ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF $17,144,752
WHITING-TURNER CONTRACTING COMPANY, THE $15,547,577
EATON CORPORATION $14,980,078
Last Updated 5/1/2014