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A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites. is the U.S. Government’s official web portal. Find information by topic for citizens, business and non-profit concerns, government employees, and visitors to the U.S.  Find State and Federal government benefit programs you may be eligible to receive. Find Federal benefits by life event, most popular benefits, or by category, or get a list of benefits available in each State. is the website of the U.S. Chief Information Officer and the Federal CIO Council, serving as a central resource for information on Federal IT. increases public access to high value, machine-readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government.
Disability Resources is an award-winning federal Web site that contains disability-related resources on programs, services, laws and regulations to help people with disabilities lead full, independent lives.  Where citizens, emergency responders, and government officials can find the latest domestic disaster-related news, information, and resources.
Office of E-Government & Information Technology  Find out how Federal employees are serving citizens, businesses, and local communities via E-Government. is your gateway to government loan information. It directs you to the loan information that best meets your needs. is your source to find information on more than 1,000 grant programs. And, by registering once on, your organization can apply for grants from the 26 Federal agencies that annually award more than $400 billion in grants.
IT Dashboard  The IT Dashboard is a website enabling federal agencies, industry, the general public and other stakeholders to view details of federal information technology investments.  Find, view, and comment on regulations and other actions for all Federal agencies. is a website required by the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (Transparency Act) to provide the public with information about how their tax dollars are spent.

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