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The Washington Information Directory (WID) is a topically organized reference resource that lists contact information for federal agencies and nongovernmental organizations in the Washington metro area along with a brief paragraph describing what each organization does related to that topic. In addition, WID pulls together 55 organization charts for federal agencies, congressional resources related to each chapter topic, hotline and contact information for various specific areas of interest (from Food Safety Resources to internships in Washington), and an extensive list of active congressional caucuses and contact details. WID has two appendices, one with thorough information on congresspersons and committees, and the second with governors and embassies.

Community and Regional Development
Community and regional development
General
▶Agencies

Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) (Interior Dept.), Indian Services (OIS), 1849 C St. N.W., MS 3645-MIB, 20240; (202) 513-7642. Fax, (202) 208-2648. Spike Bighorn, Deputy Bureau Director (Acting). Public Affairs, (202) 208-3710.

Web, www.bia.gov/bia/ois

Assists tribal and Indian landowners with managing natural and energy trust resources; builds and maintains housing, transportation, energy, and irrigation infrastructure; and provides law enforcement protection, corrections, and administration of justice services on federal Indian lands.

Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (Treasury Dept.), 1801 L St. N.W., 6th Floor, 20036 (mailing address: 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20220); (202) 653-0300. Jodie Harris, Director. Helpline, (202) 653-0421.

General email, cdfihelp@cdfi.treas.gov

Web, www.cdfifund.gov

Provides funds and tax credits to financial institutions to build private markets, create healthy local tax revenues, and expand ...

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