The Program Assessment Rating Tool (PART) measures the performance of every Federal program and holds the U.S. Government accountable for improvement. This tool:
The U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Federal agencies worked together to create PART, a list of questions about a Federal program's performance and management. Answers to these questions determine a program's overall rating. After each assessment is completed, a program improvement plan is defined for the next performance assessment.
The C.W. Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program continues and expands upon the preceding Federal program, the National Bone Marrow Donor Registry. Until new goals are determined, the long-term goals of the preceding Federal program will be continued. These annual goals include:
To view the OMB's evaluation of these goals, see Program Assessment, National Bone Marrow Donor Registry (succeeded by C.W. Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program).
Performance standards and measurements were incorporated into each of the four Federal contracts to ensure progress toward achieving these long-term goals.
Learn how the U.S. Government rates the performance of its programs and view the ratings of specific programs.