The CFDA describes all Federal programs, and this site allows users to search in many different ways (e.g. by functional area, by agency, bye eligibility, by type of assistance, and more. Detailed results describe assistance and information that applicants need to proceed. Helpful First Time User's Guide.
This site allows users to find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies. Includes an electronic application process. (All Federal agencies had to begin posting grant opportunities online by November 2003). Users have the option of signing up for email notifications of new grant postings.
A committee print of the House Ways and Means Committee. Provides statistical data on major entitlement and social programs, e.g. Medicare, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG), etc.
Official title = Background material and data on major programs within the jurisdiction of the Committee on Ways and Means.
From the Federal Student Aid Information Center. A comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the Department of Education. Includes grants, loans, and work-study. Describes all programs and how to apply.
How to identify relevant agencies, locate their web sites, and mine those sites for needed information. Sponsored by the Continuing Education Fund Working Group of the Education Committee of the American Library Association's Government Documents Round Table.
This tutorial covers the SuDoc (Superintendent of Documents) classification system. It provides an overview, highlights important things to remember, and offers an interactive quiz with multiple choice and true/false questions.