Federal financial assistance subject to the Transparency Act means assistance that non-Federal entities described in § 170.105 receive or administer in the form of -
(b) Cooperative agreements (which does not include cooperative research and development agreements pursuant to the Federal Technology Transfer Act of 1986, as amended (15 U.S.C. 3710a));
(d) Loan guarantees;
(g) Food commodities;
(h) Direct appropriations;
(i) Assessed and voluntary contributions; and
(j) Other financial assistance transactions that authorize the non-Federal entities' expenditure of Federal funds.
(k) Federal financial assistance subject to the Transparency Act, does not include -
(1) Technical assistance, which provides services in lieu of money;
(2) A transfer of title to federally-owned property provided in lieu of money, even if the award is called a grant;
(3) Any classified award; or
(4) Any award funded in whole or in part with Recovery funds, as defined in section 1512 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Pub. L. 111-5).