Budget Resources

www.cbo.gov Congressional Budget Office’s budget functions and congressional committees

www.gao.gov Government Accountability Office’s glossary of budget terms

Office of Management and Budget 

The President's Budget

OMB Bulletins

OMB Memoranda

Sequestration Reports

THOMAS Latest legislative action and links to bill text; status of fiscal year appropriations bills

Federal Spending by State

State Smart-Federal Funds in 50 States

Pew's Federal Spending in the States 

www.usaspending.gov  Federal spending on grants and contracts

State Organizations

The National Governors Association

The National Conference of State Legislatures

The National Association of State Budget Officers

American Public Human Services Association

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

Council of State Governments

Federation of Tax Administrators

The National Association of Medicaid Directors  

Multistate Tax Commission

National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors

National Association of Insurance Commissioners

National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers

National Association of State Chief Information Officers

National Association of State Treasurers

National Association of State Workforce Agencies

National Council of State Housing Agencies

National Emergency Management Association

The Pew Charitable Trusts

Federal Programs

cfda.gov The programs FFIS tracks are described in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance which provides information on formulas, matching rates, allowable uses of grant funding, and eligible recipients.

OMB Grants Training 101


Code of Federal Regulations

Federal Agencies

Department of Energy

Weatherization and intergovernmental program guidance: http://www1.eere.energy.gov/wip/guidance.html 

Department of Health and Human Services

Grant award information: http://taggs.hhs.gov/

Medicaid guidance: http://www.medicaid.gov/Federal-Policy-Guidance/Federal-Policy-Guidance.html

Budget documents: http://www.hhs.gov/budget/

Department of Education

Forecast of funding opportunities: http://www2.ed.gov/fund/grant/find/edlite-forecast.html

Budget tables: http://www2.ed.gov/about/overview/budget/tables.html?src=ct

Program guide: https://www.ed.gov/programs/landing

Food and Nutrition Service

Program data: http://www.fns.usda.gov/data-and-statistics

Department of Homeland Security

FEMA grants: http://www.fema.gov/grants

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Community Planning and Development budget: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/comm_planning/about/budget

HUD funds available: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/administration/grants/fundsavail

Department of Justice

OJP funding resources: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/funding/funding.htm

Department of Labor

Recent guidance: http://wdr.doleta.gov/directives/lastSixMonths.cfm

Department of Transportation

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) legislation, regulations, guidance: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/resources/legsregs/

FHWA funding tables: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/map21/funding.cfm

Federal Transit Administration funding tables: https://www.transit.dot.gov/funding/apportionments/fiscal-2016-apportionment-tables-full-year

Other Resources

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities


The Rockefeller Institute