What a Difference a Year MakesGovBenefits.gov One-Year Anniversary April 29, 2003
GovBenefits.gov has expanded to better serve you! In conjunction with the one-year anniversary of GovBenefits.gov, we are pleased to announce the addition of all federal benefit programs applicable to citizens, bringing the total number of programs available on the site to over 400. Over the past year, GovBenefits.gov has seen a number of enhancements designed to improve your experience on the site. These include a new format for the screening questions, making it easier to find the programs for which you may be eligible, and new pages for the press and for prospective and current partners. Many of these enhancements were a direct response to feedback we received from visitors to GovBenefits.gov. As we work to ensure the GovBenefits.gov site is valuable to you, we welcome your comments and feedback. To provide us with feedback, visit the GovBenefits.gov Contact Us page.

In the coming months, look for the addition of state benefit programs and more enhancements to the benefit screening process. An overview of the recent additions to GovBenefits.gov appears below.

Programs now available on GovBenefits.gov include:

Department of Agriculture
WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (FMNP)

Department of Education
Federal Direct Student Loans, Vocational Education Basic Grants to States, Parental Assistance Centers

Department of Health and Human Services
Biological Response to Environmental Health Hazards, National Research Service Awards for Medicine and Dentistry

Department of Housing and Urban Development
Equal Opportunity in Housing, Rental Supplements for Lower Income Families

Department of Treasury
Armed Forces Tax Benefits, Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

Department of Commerce
Minority Business Development Centers

For a complete list of the federal benefit programs featured on the site, visit the GovBenefits.gov Program List page.

If you are a member of the media interested in more information on GovBenefits.gov, visit our Press Room.

Current or potential partners can visit the GovBenefits.gov Partner Room for additional resources.