You Oughta Know

Learn about county's grant funds on Web

Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.

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The record: A report that itemizes grants obtained by Sedgwick County.

Why you'd want it: To learn more about what grants the county receives and how the money is used. The grants are broken down by county department.

Where you get the records: The report is posted on the county's Web site, Click on the "View a list of all grants" link under the "Transparency in County Government" menu.

How much it will cost: The information is free.