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Benefits.gov has formed partnerships with several funding agencies such as the Department of Labor, Department of Agriculture, Department of Education, Department of Energy, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of State, Department of Veteran Affairs, Social Security Administration, Department of Commerce, Department of the Interior, Department of Justice, Department of Transportation, Department of Treasury, Office of Professional Management, and Small Business Management.

Perhaps the best and most citizen-friendly feature of Benefits.gov is its Personal Benefit Finder wherein an individual will be asked to fill up a form and answer questions such as:

a) What type of benefits are you looking for?

b) What is your date of birth?

c) Where do you live?

d) What's you citizenship status?

e) What is your current employment status?

f) What is your household's annual income before taxes?

g) Are you currently married?

The Website will then analyze your answers and will look for the benefits that are available for your personal situation. This feature makes the process more unique and personalized, thus giving an individual more control over his/her searches.

To know more about the personal benefit finder and all the other programs offered by Benefits.gov, visit http://www.benefits.gov/benefits/benefit-finder#benefits&qc=cat_1.



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The Affordable Housing Partnership Program is a housing opportunity that enables first time home buyers in the State of California to seek financial assistance from lending institutions that have formed a partnership with CalHFA for the purposes of this endeavor.


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AFRIMS has recently announced the WRAIR Medical Tropical Research Laboratory Program(MTRLP) Infectious Disease Research Award(IDRA), a funding opportunity which solicits proposals that aim to tackle basic, preclinical and clinical research of emerging infectious diseases in Thailand and a certain region in Southeast Asia.


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The Small Business Administration has established the Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) Empowerment Contracting Program wherein they aim to provide federal contracting assistance to eligible small business corporations which are located in underutilized business zones so as to improve their employment opportunities, investments, and their area's economic development.


Environmental Exposures and Health: Exploration of Non-Traditional Settings Program
In according with this mission, the National Institutes of Health has partnered with the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to establish the Environmental Exposures and Health: Exploration of Non-Traditional Settings Program.


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