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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.

 Recipient Reporting


October 2012 REPORTING Deadlines 

Oct. 1 - 10​ Initial Submission Period  
Oct 11 - 14​ ​Extended Submission Period
​Oct. 15 - 16 ​Prime Recipient Review
​Oct. 17 - 29 ​Agency Review
​Oct. 30 ​Recipient Reports published on
​Nov. 2 - 26 ​Continuous QA Period 1
​Nov. 27 ​Office of Management and Budget Review
​Nov. 28 ​Data from Period 1 published on
​Nov. 29 - Dec. 17 ​Continuous QA Period 2
​Dec. 18 ​Office of Management and Budget Review
Dec. 19​ ​Data from Period 2 Published on

Information for Returning Reporters

Copy Forward --  See Chapter 10 of the User Guide at

Linking Reports -- Read Chapter 10 of the User Guide at

Marking a Report "Final"

  • A  Final Report means that all work is complete and that you will not be reporting again.

Automatic Data Change 

Registration - New Reporters

If you are a new reporter, you can register any time at For instructions, please read  Chapter 2 of the User Guide at the downloads page of  You will need the following:

  • A valid email address (this will become your User ID when you log in to
  • A DUNS number -- If your organization doesn't have a DUNS number, visit Dun & Bradstreet at
  • Central Contractor Registration -- All prime recipients and sub-recipients of grants and loans must be registered in CCR


final reconciliation  

If you have completed your Recovery project and submitted your final report at, you may be eligible for Final Review and Reconciliation by your awarding agency.  For more details, see Chapter 17 of the User Guide.

davis-bacon act  

All construction projects funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act are required to comply with the Davis-Bacon Act.  For details, watch the webinar.


Office of Management and Budget Guidance & Memos


Recipients of Recovery funds are subject to all anti-discrimination laws. Read more about anti-discrimination laws at the Department of Justice's webpage on implementing the Act.

Read the Attorney General's Memo on Enforcement of Nondiscrimination in ARRA Programs.