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AFG Statistics as of Round 5

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  • AFG Statistics as of Round 5

    Congrats to all of the winners this week.

    Appropriation for 20177:

    Total: $310,500,000
    OPS: $223,560,000
    VEH: $77,625,000
    FA: $9,315,000

    Awards Round 5:

    OPS: 89 awards......$12,256,429
    VEH: 5 awards......$1,961,068
    FA: 0 awards.....$0

    Total Awards To Date:

    584 awards: $98,145,280


    OPS: 519 awards......$74,838,047
    VEH: 46 awards........$16,863,119
    FA: 19 awards....$6,444,114

    Funds Remaining:

    OPS: $148,721,953 (67%)
    VEH: $62,894,535 (81%)
    FA: $2,870,886 (31%)

    Average Award:

    OPS: $144,197
    VEH: $366,590
    FA: $339,164

    Estimated Awards Remaining:

    OPS: 1031
    VEH: 172
    FA: 8

    Average Awards/Round:


    Estimated Rounds Remaining:


  • #2
    Do you have any stats for SAFER? Just curious how much is left and what the break down is for hiring. Getting antsy for ours to roll out


    • #3
      SAFER has $304,576,401 remaining. Plenty to go on those.


      • #4
        when will they start releasing more than 4 or so a week? I know my dept is expecting a grant we have received a 1199 and also a phone call to get additional/update info


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