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ExpectMore.gov ExpectMore.gov home page EXPECT FEDERAL PROGRAMS TO PERFORM WELL, AND BETTER EVERY YEAR.

EFFECTIVE PROGRAMS

WHAT DOES THE EFFECTIVE RATING MEAN?

The program rating indicates how well a program is performing, so the public can see how effectively tax dollars are being spent.

The Effective rating is the highest rating a program can achieve. Programs rated Effective set ambitious goals, achieve results, are well-managed and improve efficiency. Effective programs are categorized as Performing on ExpectMore.gov.

Based on our most recent assessments, 15% of Federal programs are Effective.

More information on how we assess and rate programs is available here. Funding information for each program can be found with the President's Budget.

FEDERAL PROGRAMS THAT ARE EFFECTIVE


Agency Program Name Rating
Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service Effective
Department of Agriculture Pest and Disease Exclusion Effective
Department of Agriculture Plant and Animal Health Monitoring Programs Effective
Department of Agriculture Rural Water and Wastewater Grants and Loans Effective
Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis Effective
Department of Commerce Census Bureau: Current Demographic Statistics Effective
Department of Commerce Census Bureau: Economic Census Effective
Department of Commerce Census Bureau: Survey Sample Redesign Effective
Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology Laboratories Effective
Dept of Defense--Military Air Force Aircraft Operations Effective
Dept of Defense--Military Air Force Depot Maintenance Effective
Dept of Defense--Military Army Land Forces Operations Effective
Dept of Defense--Military Defense Basic Research Effective
Dept of Defense--Military Department of Defense Depot Maintenance: Ship Effective
Dept of Defense--Military Department of Defense Training and Education Programs - Basic Skills and Advanced Training Effective
Dept of Defense--Military Depot Maintenance - Naval Aviation Effective
Dept of Defense--Military Energy Conservation Investment Effective
Dept of Defense--Military Military Force Management Effective
Dept of Defense--Military Navy Ship Operations Effective
Dept of Defense--Military Navy/Marine Corps Air Operations Effective
Department of Education National Assessment for Educational Progress Effective
Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Effective
Department of Energy Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASCI) Effective
Department of Energy Basic Energy Sciences Effective
Department of Energy Biological and Environmental Research Effective
Department of Energy Elimination of Weapons-Grade Plutonium Production Program Effective
Department of Energy International Nuclear Materials Protection and Cooperation Effective
Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration: Global Initiatives for Proliferation Prevention Effective
Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration: Naval Reactors Effective
Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration: Weapons Activities - Readiness Campaign Effective
Department of Energy Nonproliferation and International Security Effective
Department of Energy Nuclear Physics Effective
Department of Energy Strategic Petroleum Reserve Effective
Dept of Health & Human Service CDC: Global Immunizations Effective
Dept of Health & Human Service Health Centers Effective
Dept of Health & Human Service Indian Health Service Health Care Facilities Construction Effective
Dept of Health & Human Service Indian Health Service Resource and Patient Management System Effective
Dept of Health & Human Service Medicare Integrity Program Effective
Dept of Health & Human Service National Institutes of Health - Buildings and Facilities Effective
Dept of Health & Human Service National Institutes of Health - Extramural Research Programs Effective
Dept of Health & Human Service National Institutes of Health - Intramural Research Effective
Dept of Health & Human Service Office of Child Support Enforcement Effective
Dept of Health & Human Service Refugee Transitional and Medical Services Effective
Dept of Homeland Security Coast Guard: Domestic Icebreaking Program Effective
Dept of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection: Border Security Inspections and Trade Facilitation Effective
Dept of Homeland Security Preparedness -- Grants and Training Office National Exercise Program Effective
Dept of Homeland Security Science and Technology: Biological Countermeasures Effective
Dept of Homeland Security Secret Service: Domestic Protectees Effective
Dept of Homeland Security Secret Service: Foreign Protectees and Foreign Missions Effective
Dept of Homeland Security Secret Service: Protective Intelligence Effective
Dept of Housing & Urban Develp Homeless Assistance Grants (Competitive) Effective
Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation - Hydropower Effective
Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation - Safety of Dams Program Effective
Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation - Science and Technology Program Effective
Department of the Interior Minerals Management Service - Outer Continental Shelf Minerals Regulation and Compliance Effective
Department of the Interior US Geological Survey - Geographic Research, Investigations, and Remote Sensing Effective
Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Statistics Effective
Department of Justice Department of Justice General Legal Activities Effective
Department of Justice United States Trustees Effective
Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics Effective
Department of State Anti-Terrorism Assistance Effective
Department of State Capital Security Construction Program Effective
Department of State Contribution to the United Nations Development Programme Effective
Department of State Contributions For International Peacekeeping Activities Effective
Department of State Educational and Cultural Exchange Programs in Near East Asia and South Asia Effective
Department of State Export Control Assistance Effective
Department of State Global Educational and Cultural Exchanges Effective
Department of State Humanitarian Demining Effective
Department of State Humanitarian Migrants to Israel Effective
Department of State Migration and Refugee Assistance -- Other Population, Refugee and Migration Programs Effective
Department of State Migration and Refugee Assistance -- Protection Effective
Department of State Non-Security Embassy Construction Program Effective
Department of State Nonproliferation and Disarmament Fund Effective
Department of State Refugee Admissions to the US Effective
Department of State South Asia Military Assistance Effective
Department of State Support for East European Democracy/Freedom Support Act Effective
Department of State Terrorist Interdiction Program Effective
Department of State United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Effective
Department of State Visa and Consular Services Effective
Department of State Worldwide Security Upgrades Effective
Department of Transportation FAA Research, Engineering & Development Effective
Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration - Formula Grant Programs Effective
Department of Transportation Maritime Administration - State Maritime Schools Effective
Department of Transportation Maritime Security Program Effective
Department of Transportation Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation - Operations and Maintenance Effective
Department of the Treasury Administering the Public Debt Effective
Department of the Treasury Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau Collect the Revenue Program Effective
Department of the Treasury Financial Management Service Collections Effective
Department of the Treasury Financial Management Service Debt Collection Effective
Department of the Treasury Financial Management Service Payments Effective
Department of the Treasury National Bank Supervision Effective
Department of the Treasury New Currency Manufacturing Effective
Department of the Treasury Thrift Institution and Savings Association Supervision Effective
Department of the Treasury U.S. Mint: Coin Production Effective
Department of the Treasury U.S. Mint: Numismatic Program Effective
Department of the Treasury U.S. Mint: Protection Program Effective
General Services Admin Asset Management of General Services Administration-Owned Real Property Effective
General Services Admin General Services Administration - New Construction Effective
Natl Aeronautics & Space Admin NASA Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Effective
Natl Aeronautics & Space Admin Solar System Exploration Effective
National Science Foundation Construction and Operations of Research Facilities Effective
National Science Foundation Federally Funded Research and Development Centers Effective
National Science Foundation Fundamental Science and Engineering Research Effective
National Science Foundation Information Technology Research Effective
National Science Foundation Nanoscale Science and Engineering Research Effective
National Science Foundation Polar Research Tools, Facilities and Logistics Effective
National Science Foundation Research on Biocomplexity in the Environment Effective
National Science Foundation Support for Individual Researchers Effective
National Science Foundation Support for Research Institutions Effective
National Science Foundation Support for Small Research Collaborations Effective
Office of Personnel Management Inspector General Oversight of Federal Health Benefits Program Effective
Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Program Effective
African Development Foundation African Development Foundation Effective
Broadcasting Board of Governor Broadcasting to Latin America Effective
Broadcasting Board of Governor Engineering and Technical Services for International Broadcasting Effective
National Credit Union Admin Regulation of Federal Credit Unions Effective
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Fuel Facilities Licensing & Inspection Effective
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Nuclear Materials Users Licensing & Inspection Effective
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Reactor Inspection and Performance Assessment Effective
Nuclear Regulatory Commission Spent Fuel Storage and Transportation Licensing and Inspection Effective
Peace Corps Peace Corps: International Volunteerism Effective
Smithsonian Institution Smithsonian Institution Facilities Capital Effective
Tennessee Valley Authority Tennessee Valley Authority Resource Stewardship Effective
Trade and Development Agency US Trade and Development Agency Effective
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