28 CFR § 69.105(e) [28 CFR PART 69—NEW RESTRICTIONS ON LOBBYING]
For purposes of this part:
(e) Federal grant
means an award of financial assistance in the form of money, or property in lieu of money, by the Federal Government or a direct appropriation made by law to any person. The term does not include technical assistance which provides services instead of money, or other assistance in the form of revenue sharing, loans, loan guarantees, loan insurance, interest subsidies, insurance, or direct United States cash assistance to an individual.