Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
W.W. Grainger
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol GWW)
Headquartered in: 
Illinois
Major Industry: 
wholesalers
Specific Industry: 
wholesalers-industrial equipment
Subsidy SummarySubsidy ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local$6,674,71919
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$4,160,8502
TOTAL$10,835,56921
Loan / Bailout SummaryTotal Face ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local loans, bond financing and venture capital$00
Federal loans, loan guarantees and bailout assistance (not including repayments)$00
TOTAL$00
Time Period for State and Local Awards: 

Earliest year of data: 2009. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this parent company are for the period since 2012.

Time Period for Federal Awards: 

FY2000 to the present

Notes: 

Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.

Associated Names: 

WW GRAINGER

Links: 

For a summary of this company's regulatory violations see its Violation Tracker summary page here.


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Wisconsin$3,527,5005
Kentucky$1,500,0001
Texas$975,0001
Illinois$405,5281
New York$96,4752
All other$170,2169

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Company Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
W.W. Grainger, Inc. United States federal 2012 $4,132,101 federal grant
W.W. Grainger, Inc. Wisconsin state 2016 $1,800,000 tax credit/rebate
W.W. Grainger, Inc. Kentucky state 2017 $1,500,000 tax credit/rebate
W.W. Grainger Inc. Texas state 2016 $975,000 grant
W.W. Grainger, Inc. Wisconsin state 2010 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
W.W. Grainger, Inc. Wisconsin local 2010 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
W.W. Grainger, Inc. Wisconsin state 2012 $500,000 tax credit/rebate
W.W. Grainger, Inc. Illinois state 2014 $405,528 tax credit/rebate
W.W. Grainger, Inc. Wisconsin local 2010 $227,500 grant
W.W. Grainger, Inc Colorado state $92,822 tax credit/rebate
WW GRAINGER INC Ohio state 2009 $63,750 grant
W W GRAINGER INC New York local 2011 $50,197 property tax abatement
W W GRAINGER INC New York local 2012 $46,278 property tax abatement
W.W. Grainger, Inc. United States federal 2010 $28,749 federal grant
W W GRAINGER INC & SUBS Maine state 2014 $2,278 property tax abatement
W W GRAINGER INC & SUBS Maine state 2013 $2,179 property tax abatement
W W GRAINGER INC & SUBS Maine state 2016 $2,001 property tax abatement
WW GRAINGER INC & SUBS Maine state 2017 $1,887 property tax abatement
W W GRAINGER INC & SUBS Maine state 2015 $1,884 property tax abatement
W W GRAINGER INC & SUBS Maine state 2012 $1,795 property tax abatement
W W GRAINGER INC & SUBS Maine state 2011 $1,620 property tax abatement
W.W. Grainger, Inc. Illinois state 2010 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
W.W. Grainger, Inc. Texas local 2016 undisclosed property tax abatement
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