GovBenefits.gov Adds New Program Information for U.S. Territories

GovBenefits.gov is constantly updated to ensure users have access to the latest benefit and assistance information. The website now includes information on benefit programs available for residents in the following U.S. Territories ? Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands.

Recent updates for these Territories include the following:

Scientific Cooperation and Research is a unique program offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture that encourages scientists to increase cooperation and research in agriculture, animal and plant health.

This program, Soil and Water Conservation, helps people conserve and improve the surrounding natural resources and local environment.

Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention provides technical and financial assistance to Indian tribes, nonprofit organizations, and other groups to carry out improvement, protection and utilization of water resources in watershed areas.

Click on the ?Start Here? button or use the key word search in the upper right hand corner of the homepage to view more benefit programs and get started on locating applicable benefits.