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Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Entry link: GAAP


Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards

Entry link: GAGAS


U.S. Government Accountability Office.

Entry link: GAO

General Location

The general location based on the location entered in the grant proposal details.  

Entry link: General Location

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Accounting standards issued by the GASB and FASB.

Entry link: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS)

Also known as the Yellow Book, means generally accepted government auditing standards issued by the Comptroller General of the United States, which are applicable to financial audits.

Entry link: Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS)

Geographic Information System (GIS)

A computer system capable of capturing, storing, analyzing, and displaying geographically referenced information, that is, data identified according to location. Practitioners also define a GIS as including the procedures, operating personnel, and spatial data that go into the system (270 FW8).

Entry link: Geographic Information System (GIS)

Geographic Location

The "Geographic Location" is a critical element of the Project Statement to identify the location on the map where the grant activities will take place.

Entry link: Geographic Location


Government owned, contactor operated.

Entry link: GOCO


An award of financial assistance made by the Federal Government to an eligible grantee to carry out one or more approved projects.

Entry link: Grant

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