Nationwide

Alternative energy

Business web portals

Disaster recovery

  • American Red Cross – First contact for basic needs such as food, shelter, and clothing
  • Farm Service Agency – Provides assistance for natural disaster losses, resulting from drought, flood, fire, freeze, tornadoes, pest infestation, and other calamities to farmers and ranchers
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – Clearinghouse for recovery services. Information on how to prepare for disasters, receiving assistance, and rebuilding
  • Storm Recovery Guide – Originally created by LSU, it has been edited by Iowa State. Many helpful tips including how to enter a home after a disaster, food, water, and other issues

Downtown development

Economic data

  • Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) – National, regional, industry, and international statistics that present essential information on key issues including: economic growth, regional economic development, interindustry relationships, and the nation’s position in the world economy
  • City-Data.com – Data from numerous sources to create complete and interesting profiles of most U.S. cities
  • Community Economic Development HotReport (CED) – Access for users seeking economic indicators for individual counties or for the Employment & Training Administration’s WIRED Regions
  • U.S. Census Bureau – Population, housing, economic, and geographic data and statistics
  • LOIS – A searchable economic development database with detailed information on sites, buildings, and locations for businesses looking to grow.

Education

Health data

International business