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GovSpeak: A Guide to U.S. Government Acronyms & Abbreviations: F

The most current, extensive and fully-linked listing of U.S. government agency, office, program and publication acronyms.


F Office of U.S. Foreign Assistance Resources
FAA Federal Aviation Administration
FAADS Federal Assistance Award Data System
FAAT FEMA Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Terms List
FAC Federal Audit Clearinghouse
FACA Federal Advisory Committee Act (older link archive)
FACE Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Program
FACOSH Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
FACT Financing Alternatives Comparison Tool
FAD Food Assistance Division
FADGI Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative
FADS Food Availability (Per Capita) Data System
FAE Foreign Aid Explorer
FAER Fisheries: Aquatic and Endangered Resources Program (changed to Fisheries)
FAERS FDA Adverse Event Reporting System
FAI Federal Acquisition Institute
FAIS Food Aid Information System
FAMWEB Fire and Aviation Management Web Applications
FAN Foreign Affairs Network
Fannie Mae Federal National Mortgage Association
FAPIIS Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System
FAPRS Federal Assistance Programs Retrieval System (replaced by CFDA)
FAR Federal Acquisition Regulation
FARA Food Access Research Atlas | Foreign Agents Registration Act (older link archive)
Farmer Mac Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation
FARR Federal Air Rules for Indian Reservations
FAS Federal Acquisition Service (older link archive; archive 2) | Foreign Agricultural Service
FASAB Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board
FASD Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
FAST Free and Secure Trade
FATUS Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States
FAVIR Fruits and Vegetables Import Requirements Database
FBCI Faith-Based and Community Initiatives (changed to OFBNP)
FBE Foreign Biometric Exchange Program
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
FBIIC Financial and Banking Information Infrastructure Committee
FBIS Foreign Broadcast Information Service (changed to WNC; defunct)
FBO Federal Business Opportunities
FBP Fishery Biology Program
FCA Farm Credit Administration
FCC Federal Communications Commission | U.S.-Mexico Border Field Coordinating Committee
FCCI Federal Cloud Computing Initiative (unable to verify 10/13; likely absorbed into, then into FedRAMP)
FCCPS Federal Criminal Case Processing Statistics
FCG Federal Consulting Group
FCIC Federal Citizen Information Center (discontinued; replaced by | Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
FCS Food Contact Substances
FCSC Foreign Claims Settlement Commission
FCSIC Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation
FCSM Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology (older link archive)
FCSS Federal Commission on School Safety
FCTF Financial Crimes Task Forces
FD Food Distribution Programs
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FDA-TRACK FDA Transparency-Results-Accountability-Credibility-Knowledge Sharing
FDB Financial Disclosure Branch
FDIC Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
FDLP Federal Depository Library Program
FDMS Federal Docket Management System
FDMSD Food Defense Mitigation Strategies Database
FDNS Fraud Detection and National Security Directorate
FDNU Federal DNA Database Unit
FDPIR Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
FDsys (GPO) Federal Digital System
FI Fertility and Infertility Branch (changed to FIB)
FIA Federal Insurance Administration (changed to FIMA) | Forest Inventory and Analysis
FIB Fertility and Infertility Branch
FIC John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences
FICAM Federal Identity, Credential, & Access Management (changed to ICAM)
FICMNEW Federal Interagency Committee for the Management of Noxious and Exotic Weeds
FICO Financing Corporation
FIDO Federal Interagency Databases Online (unable to verify 1/17) | Forest Inventory Data Online
FIFRA SAP Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel
FIMA Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration
FinCEN Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FINCIC Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (defunct; archived at UNT)
FIND F Interagency Network Databank (unable to verify 8/17; likely merged into
FINI Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive
FIPNet Federal Information Preservation Network
FIPS Federal Information Processing Standards (older link archive)
FIRM Flood Insurance Rate Map
FirstNet First Responder Network Authority
FIS Flood Insurance Study
FISC Federal Intelligence Surveillance Court
FIT Office of Financial Innovation and Transformation
FJC Federal Judicial Center
FJSP Federal Justice Statistics Program
FLAG Farm Loans Analysis Group
FLAP Federal Lands Access Program
FLAS Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Program
FLC Federal Laboratory Consortium | Office of Foreign Labor Certification
FLERT Firefighter and Law Enforcement Retirement Team
FLETA Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation
FLETC Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
FLH Office of Federal Lands Highway
FLICC Federal Library and Information Center Committee
FLIGHT Facility Level Information on Greenhouse Gases Tool