State of the Nation
The State of the Nation collection is a comprehensive source of official economic and financial press releases and statistical data prepared by a wide range of Federal government agencies. It is a collection of the information formerly found on the Economic Bulletin Board (EBB) and is available on the Internet http://www.stat-usa.gov/sotn.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 03/15/2006 (Combined into 11.026 to reflect updates to the program)
STAT-USA, ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Dissemination of Technical Information.
SOTN contains the files once provided through the EBB and currently serves subscribers nationwide and abroad. Subscribers enjoy quick access to late-breaking economic news from the Federal Government, and can keep abreast of important release dates and opportunities.
Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988, 15 U.S.C. 4901 et. seq., 15 U.S.C. 1527a.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
STAT-USA/Internet subscriptions (includes the SOTN) are available for purchase by the general public.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
None. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
Information used by Federal, State and local agencies, businesses, industries, educational institutions and the general public. It contains over eight thousand files that are continually updated.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Forrest Williams, Director, STAT-USA, U.S. Department of Commerce, HCHB Room 4885, Washington, DC 20230. Telephone: (202) 482-3429.
Note: The Economics and Statistics Administration/STAT-USA operates a revolving fund for the payment of expenses incurred in the electronic dissemination of data, including the acquisition and public sale of domestic, Federally-funded and foreign business, trade, and economic information.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
STAT-USA/Internet: Annual subscription is $175.00, and single quarterly subscription is $75.00. For subscriptions, contact: U.S. Department of Commerce, STAT-USA, HCHB Room 4885, Washington, DC 20230. Telephone: (202) 482- 1986. FAX (202) 482-2164, email firstname.lastname@example.org or on the Internet http://www.stat-usa.gov.
Examples of Funded Projects