"The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance is a government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities that provide assistance or benefits to the American public. It contains financial and nonfinancial assistance programs administered by departments and establishments of the Federal government."--from the Web site
Includes background material and statistical data on major entitle programs, 1994 to present.
For years 1982-1987, call number Y 4.WMCP: Goverenment Publications United States, 3rd floor, Love Library.
"[T]he official handbook of the Federal Government. This currently updated edition of the Government Manual provides comprehensive and authoritative information on the legislative, judicial, and executive branches. It also includes information on quasi-official agencies, international organizations with U.S. membership, and Federal boards, commissions, and committees."--from the Web site