Our reports provide timely information on the federal budget process and its impact on states, as well as a weekly list of grant opportunities, and summaries of congressional and agency actions.
FFIS tracks more than 240 federal grant programs. The database is updated to reflect the president's proposed budget and the enacted budget, and includes scads of information about the grants in it.
Bi-monthly dispatches contain an abundance of 50-state data, covering trends in state taxes and spending, the quarterly Index of State Economic Momentum, the Camelot Index, and much more.
Materials include promising management practices from other states, as well as analyses that explain the big differences in how states fare in their fiscal relationship with the federal government.
Since its founding in the mid-1980s, FFIS has provided rigorous research and analysis of the impact on states of federal budget actions. The cornerstone of FFIS’s work is its grants database, which tracks more than 90% of federal funds flowing to state and local governments.In addition, FFIS publishes many reports that address emerging topics of interest to states and other interested parties. Some of its most widely requested reports are listed below.