Government Support Index

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Government Support Index

This resource is retiring. The last date of access will be June 30th 2022.

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.

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