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Domestic Violence Links Address Confidentiality Program in Pennsylvania. – domestic violence assistance. – domestic violence assistance. – the national office on violence against women. – domestic violence assistance – domestic violence assistance – domestic violence assistance. a national organization for victim’s assistance. and resources that prevent victims of domestic violence from being stalked.


Education Links – info on grants, loans, work-study, etc. -financial aid. – financial aid info. – an inspiration for students to achieve their college dreams. – federal student loan management assistance. – student loan management assistance. – aid estimator and scholarship search. – aid estimator and scholarships. – scholarship search and financial planning resource. – resources for selecting a college, paying for school, and choosing a career. – one-stop career and college planning website. – scholarships for non-traditional and adult students. – the Gates Millennium Scholarship Program. – a comprehensive program serving African American students. – the United Negro College Fund.– scholarships for low-income women ages 35 and older. – provides funding for students pursuing graduate degrees in public service fields. – scholarships for Hispanic/Latino students. – scholarships through the AARP Women’s Scholarship Program. – the Princeton Review standardized test prep. – the ACT test and other test prep resources. – complete SAT ACT preparation for students. – National Center for Education Statistics, links, and searches to colleges and universities. – Accreditation and profiles on various institutions offering higher education. Adult Library Services Association, outstanding books for college-bound students. – a college search engine site. Tap 529 is a savings program to pay for college tuition, books, room, and board at any college/university that gives students federal aid. – Frugal Dad is a comprehensive and informative resource that allows you to search for affordable online colleges.

http://www.edtrust.orgAn education resource site that promotes high academic achievement for all students at all levels pre-kindergarten through college. a loan assistance resource for student loan help with Defaulted Loans, Loan Forgiveness, or Loan consolidation. – a college search engine to assist with the post-secondary process.


Employment Links – non-profit job search website (The Nonprofit Center). – non-profit job search website. – job search site. – job search site. – job search site. – job search site. – job search site.– job search site. – government job search site. – career assessment and statistics. – department of labor. – occupational safety and health administration. – social security benefits info. – women’s bureau. – job search site. – attorney search for sexual harassment in the workplace.

www.eeoc.govUS equal employment opportunity commission, a law enforcement agency that investigates and educates claims of employment discrimination. of federal contract compliance programs to aid, ensure, investigate, and enforce equal opportunity in the workplace. a job search engine.


Entrepreneurship Links – entrepreneurial development assistance and info. an organization of retired business owners that helps mentor new business owners. Many of their resources are free. – business owners toolkit. – business planning for non-profits and for-profits. – entrepreneur education and the formation, growth, and success of small businesses.

www.grants.govOnline resource for finding and applying for federal grants for businesses, nonprofits, and individuals. FedWorld Info network, provides information on government and businesses.

www.census.govUS census bureau info, can be used for business research and statistics. for the US congress legislative info.

www.sam.govSystem for award management is a free website that allows businesses and organizations to do business with the federal government and manage the federal awards process. with starting growing and maintaining businesses.

www.gsa.govassists with doing business with and staying informed of the federal government, as well as helps to make the government more transparent to users. The FTC works for the consumer to prevent fraudulent, deceptive, and unfair practices in the marketplace and to provide information to businesses to help them comply with the law. To file a complaint or to get free information on consumer issues. The United States Patent and Trademark Office, the Federal agency for granting U.S. patents and registering trademarks.


Financial Assistance Links– a web-based service that simplifies and centralizes the process of applying for many state and federal benefits for low- and moderate-income individuals and families. – Financial literacy and credit counseling. – a web-based service to help low to moderate-income families with assistance. – Internal Revenue Service tax info. – free credit report without a score(s).

www.nfcc.orgConsumer Credit Counseling Services offer consumer credit education.


Legal Aid Services Links – legal aid service assistance by state.


Medical Assistance Links – high-quality home care assistance services for low-income individuals. – medical info for women. – medical info for women. – health care info. – health resources service info. – free pregnancy and ovulation tests for women.

www.medicare.govUS department of health and human services Medicare and Medicaid info. – Federal policy and program information about Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the Basic Health Program. Information on drugs and medical devices that endanger women.


Performers/Artists Links – search, register, and record creative works to gain copyrights. – performing rights management organization to license and collect royalties for performances of works. – performing rights management organization to license and collect royalties for performances of works. – performing rights management organization to license and collect royalties for performances of works. – Writers Guild of America, a place to register written works of art. – Actors Equity Association, an association to protect the rights of performers. – Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Television Artists, an association to protect the rights of performers.

www.musicalartists.orgAmerican Guild of Musical Artists, an association to protect the rights of performers.

www.agvausa.comAmerican Guild of Variety Artists, an association to protect the rights of performers.

www.kickstarter.comKickstarter is a funding platform for creative projects. Official music industry site credits. ISNI International Agency (ISNI-IA) is to assign to the public name(s) of a researcher, inventor, writer, artist, performer, publisher, etc. – ISNI Matching, Quansic maintains the largest artist graph database with over 1 million ISNIs and 20 million data points. – The ISNI is the ISO certified global standard number for identifying the millions of contributors to creative works and those active in their distribution, including researchers, inventors, writers, artists, visual creators, performers, producers, publishers, aggregators, and more. It is part of a family of international standard identifiers that includes identifiers of works, recordings, products, and right holders in all repertoires, e.g. DOI, ISAN, ISBN, ISRC, ISSN, ISTC, and ISWC. became the first ISNI Registration Agency for organizations in May 2012 and has participated in the standardization of organizational identifiers since 2005. Ringgold has been working with ISNI over the last three years to improve and standardize the assignment of ISNI numbers for organizations.

www.sound.creditThe standard for tracking sound credits.

www.isbn-us.comBook & E-Book publisher services.


Public Assistance Links – affordable housing search engine for low-income people. The Children’s Advocacy Project of America. – government assistance search engine. – health and human services. – minority health and human services. – a search and info resource for parents to find available and affordable childcare services. – housing assistance info. the US department of homeland security provides comprehensive info on law enforcement and security to safeguard citizens.

www.fema.govFederal Emergency Management Agency, provides assistance to those in need after an emergency or disaster.

www.disasterassistance.govprovides victims of disaster with relief and access to resources. public access to high value, machine-readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government.

www.recovery.govshows the public how Recovery funds are being spent by recipients of contracts, grants, and loans, and the distribution of Recovery entitlements and tax benefits. Information on the American Lung Association and related fresh air initiatives. Assistance on aiding those wishing to stop smoking.


Miscellaneous Links Free life insurance policy locator for deceased loved ones. Filing formal complaints against an insurance company in the United States. A website where consumers may file formal complaints against a financial institution.