Grant Compliance and Administration

The department is responsible for managing all discretionary and formula grants, ensuring the agency’s compliance with the fiscal requirements of federal grants, and conducting monitoring and grant reviews of federal grant subrecipients.

Visit the New and Updated Resources page for links to recently released information from GCA and its divisions.

COVID Grant Funding

The following federal grant and reimbursement programs have been authorized in response to COVID-19:

Department Functions

Links in the following table lead to information on the department's primary functions.

Divisions of the Department

  • Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting Division
    Oversees activities of federal grant programs to ensure they are compliant with fiscal requirements and ensures that the agency is compliant with federal reporting requirements.
  • Federal Fiscal Monitoring Division
    Monitors the expenditures of federal grant subrecipients to ensure federal funds are used for authorized purposes in compliance with federal statutes, regulations, and the terms and conditions of federal awards.
  • Federal Program Compliance Division
    Provides state administration and implementation of ESSA programs (Title I, Parts A and D); Migrant; Title II, Part A; Title IV, Part A; Titles V, VI, and VII; and ESSA PNP services).
  • Grants Administration Division
    Provides centralized administration of all formula and discretionary state-appropriated funds and federal grant funds awarded to 49ͼ; administers all grant funds awarded to subrecipients.
  • Special Monitoring Division
    Monitors Disaster Relief and Federal Grant funds to ensure they are utilized to maximize project goals and objectives, to identify and prevent wasteful spending, and minimize waste, fraud, and abuse.

Reporting Fraud, Waste or Abuse in Texas

Anyone can report fraud, waste or abuse involving state and federal resources or concerning Texas public schools and Education Service Centers.

The State Auditor’s Office (SAO) investigates allegations of fraud, waste or abuse related to funds from the General Appropriations Act – expenditures by state agencies, colleges and universities or use of state grant money.

To report fraud, waste, or abuse, call the SAO Hotline at 1-800-TX-AUDIT (892-8348) or visit the .

Reports of fraud may also be mailed to:

State Auditor's Office
Attn: Investigations and Audit Support
P.O. Box 12067
Austin, TX 78711-2067

Contact Information

Department of Grant Compliance and Administration

Phone: (512) 463-8992
Fax: (512) 463-9176

State Auditor's Office (SAO) for Fraud, Waste or Abuse

Phone: 1-800-TX-AUDIT (892-8348)
Fax: (512) 936-9400