Government Support Index

What is Government Support Index?

The Government Support Index is an online service that provides detailed information for all federal domestic programs offering financial and non-financial assistance. Find programs and agency contacts by federal agency, award types, applicant/beneficiary eligibility and subject of need. Programs are organized in a thoughtful and procedural way as to guide researchers through the search and evaluation of programs, eligibility, and application procedures.

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  • Search function that locates and retrieves public assistance programs that match need-based purpose.

  • Identification of new programs.

  • Program discoverability based on applicant eligibility, beneficiary characteristics and application deadlines.

  • Identification of additional program attributes such as fund status, accomplishments, fund size, assistance and program types.

  • Family tree of department, agency, regional and local offices with current contact details.

  • Financial charts and tables of program funding history.

Available for use on:

Any computer or device with a browser and internet access.

  • Desktop Computers
  • Mobile devices
  • There is no app available for this resource

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