Saturday, July 29, 2006


The SallieMae Fund
Dedicated to increase access to higher education for America's students, "Top 10 Tips for Planning and Paying for College,"

Federal Student Aid
Financial aid for higher education


Health:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Cancer Institute

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

US Department Health & Human Services

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Funding Opportunities,
Provides grants and contracts announcements, notices, information about upcoming research agendas and research training assistance and a multitude of health links.

Government Benefits
The official benefits website of the U.S. government, with information on over 1,000 benefit and assistance programs.

Disability Benefits

National Institute on Drug Abuse
Supports research that will a) increase understanding of the causes and consequences of drug abuse and b) reduce or eliminate durg use and abuse.

CRISP Biomedical Information
CRISP (Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects) is a searchable database of federally funded biomedical research projects conducted at universities, hospitals, and other research institutions. The database, maintained by the Office of Extramural Research at the National Institutes of Health, includes projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMSHA), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP), Agency for Health Care Policy Research (AHCPR), and Office of Assistant Secretary of Health (OASH). Users, including the public, can use the CRISP interface to search for scientific concepts, emerging trends and techniques, or identify specific projects and/or investigators.


Employment Security Department
Helping Washington's workers and employers succeed.


Official Kid's portal for the U.S. Government

Washington State Legislature's kids page

Smithsonian for Kids

General Adult Information

Administration for Children and FamiliesPrograms and Services

Corporation for National & Community Service

The Corporation for National and Community Service engages Americans of all ages and backgrounds in service to help strengthen communities. Also sponsors AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, and Learn and Serve America. Provides information on jobs, internships, and fellowships.
Federal Citizen Information Center, Consumer Products Information Catalog Check the Federal Programs link for on-line brochures and other information on Medicare and Social Security which may be of benefit to individuals.

Programs and Services

Horizon's Washington Grant Information

Arts and Humanities

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
The National Endowment for the Arts is the official arts organization of the United States government, dedicated to supporting excellence in the arts-both new and established, bringing the arts to all Americans, and providing leadership in arts education

National Endowment for the Humanities

National Gallery of Art Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts Fellowships

The National Archives

Links on Aging

National Institute on Aging

Administration on Aging

Administration on Aging Funding Opportunities
Provides information about grants as well as more general resources such as statistical portraits and topical overviews.


Department of Agriculture

Department of Agriculture Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service

Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency
FSA administers services such as farm commodity programs, loans, conservation programs and emergency assistance.