RUNAWAY AND HOMELESS YOUTH GRANTS: Improvements Needed in the Grant Award Process

Brown, Kay E.
May 2010
GAO Reports;5/10/2010, preceding p1
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The article examines the grant programs of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for runaway and homeless youth by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). It was found that the criteria upon which grant applications were evaluated are not clearly identified. The GAO has also found weaknesses in several procedures that the HHS relies to ensure consistent evaluation of applications. It recommends the need of the HHS to ensure a fair and transparent award process.


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