Does the grant remedy the problem of benefit spillovers (i.e. people receiving benefits without paying taxes for the project)?

Go to www.grants.gov and click “Search Grants”. This will take you to a list of grants.
To filter the results, click “Grant” under “Funding Instrument Type,” and click “City or Township Governments” under “Eligibility”.
Pick one that you find interesting. You may want to select a specific category (education, environment, etc.) or a particular agency (Department of Agriculture, Department of Defense, etc.) to narrow down your choice.
Answer the following questions about the grant proposal that you have chosen:
Which federal agency is offering the grant, and how much money do they offer? (1 point)
Describe what the agency hopes to accomplish by providing the grant in a couple of sentences. (1 point)
What objective is the grant recipient expected to fulfill if they are awarded?
What strings are attached to the grant? (1 point)
Why do you think the federal government is involved in the funding of this project?
Does the grant remedy the problem of benefit spillovers (i.e. people receiving benefits without paying taxes for the project)?
Does it remedy a fiscal disparity? If so, how?
There are other possible reasons for the federal government to provide the grant. (3 points)
It is usually sufficient just to check the “Synopsis” tab. However, you will find many of these details by clicking on the “Related Documents” tab.
Do not forget to paste a link to the grant proposal that you analyze.

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