Catalog of Sate Assistance to Local Governments
Published biennially by the Commission on Intergovernmental Cooperation, located in Springfield, Illinois. It is a comprehensive source of information on approximately 390 financial and technical assistance programs administered by Illinois State agencies. It focuses on programs and services designated to assist counties, municipalities, townships, adn special districts. Copies may be obtained by contacting the Commission at (217) 782-6924.
Finding Rural Development Resources on the World Wide Web: Tips and Techniques for Efficient Searches
Published by the IL Institute of Rural Affairs. Contents include information on how to conduct general web searches using search engines on-line, selected web sites for rural development, and additional references.
Guide to Web Sites for Local Government Officials
Published by the Illinois Commission on Intergovernmental Cooperation, located in Springfield, Illinois. This guide provides a summarized sample of resources, though not exhaustive, available on the Internet. Pre-selected web sites are presumed to contain documents or program information useful to local governments or provide links to other sites that may prove more useful. The guide provides web sites and short summaries that are grouped by Illinois state agencies, statewide associations, federal government, national associations, and miscellaneous national sites. In addition, the appendices provide state government web sites, federal government web sites, popular search engines and a glossary of selected key terms. Copies may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 217-782-6924.
Rural Development Resource Guide
Published by the IL Department of Commerce and Community Affairs, the Rural Economic Technical Assistance Center, and the IL Institute of Rural Affairs. Contents include web site addresses and informational resources regarding federal and state government assistance available to communities.
UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATORS (WEB-SITES): Federal government web sites
- Department of Agriculture – general – www.usda.gov
- Rural Development – www.rurdev.usda.gov
- Department of Commerce – general – www.doc.gov
- Department of Education - www.ed.gov
- Department of Energy -http://www.energy.gov/
- Department of Health and Human Services - www.hss.gov/
- Department of Housing and Urban Development – www.hud.gov
- Department of the Interior – www.doi.gov
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – www.fws.gov
- Bureau of Indian Affairs – www.doi.gov/bureau-indian-affairs.html
- Minerals Management Service – www.mms.gov
- Bureau of Reclamation - www.usbr.gov
- U.S. Geological Survey – www.usgs.gov
- Bureau of Land Management - www.blm.gov
- National Park Service – www.nps.gov
- Department of Justice – www.usdoj.gov
- Federal Bureau of Investigation – www.fbi.gov/
- Department of Labor – www.dol.gov
- State Department – www.state.gov
- Department of Transportation – www.dot.gov
- Treasury – www.ustreas.gov
- Department of Veterans Affairs - www.va.gov
- Federal Emergency Management Agency - www.fema.gov
- Environmental Protection Agency – www.epa.go