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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

F Office of Foreign Assistance (older link archive; archive2; archive3)
FAA Federal Aviation Administration
FAADS Federal Assistance Award Data System (older link archive; archive2)
FAAPS Forecasting and Advance Acquisition Planning System (replaced by C-BOT)
FAASTeam FAA Safety Team
FAAT FEMA Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Terms List
FAB Field Assistance Bulletin, EBSA | Field Assistance Bulletin, WHD
FAC Federal Audit Clearinghouse (older link archive; archive2) | Fire Adapted Communities | Fish and Aquatic Conservation (older link archive)
FAC-C Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting Program
FAC-COR Federal Acquisition Certification for Contracting Officer’s Representatives program
FAC-P/PM Federal Acquisition Certification for Program and Project Managers program
FACA Federal Advisory Committee Act (older link archive)
FACAOSSP Full All-Cargo Aircraft Operator Standard Security Program
FACE Family and Child Education (older link archive) | Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Program
FACES Family and Child Experiences Survey
FACETs Forecasting a Continuum of Environmental Threats
FACMD Federal Advisory Committee Management Division
FACOSH Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (archive/terminated; older link archive)
FACT Field Audit Checklist Tool | Financing Alternatives Comparison Tool | Food and Agriculture Cyberinformatics and Tools (unable to verify 1/21; older link archive)
FACTS FACility for Weather and Climate AssessmenTS
FAD Food Assistance Division (unable to verify 6/19)
FADGI Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative
FADS Food Availability (Per Capita) Data System
FAE Foreign Aid Explorer (merged into ForeignAssistance.gov)
FAEIS Food and Agricultural Education Information System (older link archive)
FAER Fisheries: Aquatic and Endangered Resources Program (changed to Fisheries Program, then Fish and Aquatic Species; older link archive)
FAERS FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (older link archive; archive2)
FAF Freight Analysis Framework
FAH Foreign Affairs Handbook
FAI Federal Acquisition Institute (alternate link archive)
FAIR Funding for Accelerated, Inclusive Research
FAIRS Federal Aviation Interactive Reporting System
FAIS Food Aid Information System (older link archive)
FAM Foreign Affairs Manual
FAMES Fatality Analysis of Maintenance-of-way Employees and Signalmen Committee (older link archive)
FAM-IT Fire and Aviation Management IT
FAMWEB Fire and Aviation Management Web Applications (replaced by FAM-IT)
FAN Faculty for Advancing Neuroscience Cross-divisional Group | Foreign Affairs Network
Fannie Mae Federal National Mortgage Association
FAPE Free Appropriate Public Education
FAPIIS Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (older link archive; archive2)
FAPRS Federal Assistance Programs Retrieval System (replaced by CFDA)
FAR Federal Acquisition Regulation (older link archive) | Frontier and Remote Area Codes
FARA Food Access Research Atlas | Foreign Agents Registration Act (older link archive)
FARAD Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (older link archive)
FARG Federal Adaptation and Resilience Group
Farmer Mac Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation
FARR Federal Air Rules for Indian Reservations
FARS Fatality Analysis Reporting System
FAS Federal Acquisition Service (older link archive; archive 2) | Foreign Agricultural Service
FASAB Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board
FASD Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (older link archive)
FASE Food and Agricultural Science Enhancement (older link archive)
FASLP Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program
FASS-FHA Financial Assessment of FHA Housing
FASSR Financial Assistance and Social Services Report
FaST Flood and Storm Tracker
FAST Federal and State Technology Partnership Program | Federal Automotive Statistical Tool | Free and Secure Trade
FAST-DERMS Federated Architecture for Secure and Transactive Distributed Energy Resource Management Solutions (older link archive)
Fatherhood FIRE Fatherhood—Family-focused, Interconnected, Resilient, and Essential
FATUS Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States
FAVIR Fruits and Vegetables Import Requirements Database (replaced by ACIR; older link archive)
FBCI Faith-Based and Community Initiatives (changed to OFBNP)
FBD Ferry Boat Discretionary Program
FBE Foreign Biometric Exchange Program (unable to verify 10/22)
FBGC Florence Bascom Geoscience Center
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
FBIIC Financial and Banking Information Infrastructure Committee
FBIS Foreign Broadcast Information Service (changed to WNC; defunct)
FBMS Financial and Business Management System
FBO Federal Business Opportunities (merged into beta.sam.gov)
FBP Federal Bonding Program | Fishery Biology Program (older link archive)
FBSAC Faith-Based Security Advisory Council
FBWT Fund Balance with Treasury
FCA Farm Credit Administration
FCAB Federal Consortium for Advanced Batteries
FCBS Flexible Consumer Behavior Survey
FCC Federal Communications Commission | U.S.-Mexico Border Field Coordinating Committee (unable to verify 11/18)
FCCI Federal Cloud Computing Initiative (unable to verify 10/13; likely absorbed into cloud.cio.gov, then into FedRAMP)
FCCPS Federal Criminal Case Processing Statistics
FCD Fire Calorimetry Database
FCG Federal Consulting Group (older link archive)
FCGR Fundamental Classification Guidance Review
FCIC Federal Citizen Information Center (discontinued; replaced by Pueblo.GPO.gov) | Federal Crop Insurance Corporation
FCPP Fusion Center Performance Program
FCR Federal Case Registry (older link archive)
FCRD Fuel Cycle Research and Development program (older link archive)
FCS Food Contact Substances (older link archive)
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 (older link archive)
FD Food Distribution Programs (changed to USDA Foods Programs)
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FDA-TRACK FDA Transparency-Results-Accountability-Credibility-Knowledge Sharing (older link archive)
FDB Financial Disclosure Branch (unable to verify 4/20)
FDC FoodData Central
FDCRP Federal Law Enforcement Agency Deaths in Custody Reporting Program
FDDs Format Description Documents
FDDU Federal DNA Database Unit (older link archive)
FDIC Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
FDLP Federal Depository Library Program
FDMS Federal Docket Management System
FDMSD Food Defense Mitigation Strategies Database (older link archive; archive2)
FDNS Fraud Detection and National Security Directorate (older link archive; archive2)
FDOSS Foodborne Disease Outbreak Surveillance System
FDPIR Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (older link archive)
FDS Federal Data Strategy
FDsys (GPO) Federal Digital System (discontinued 12/18; replaced by govinfo)
FI Fertility and Infertility Branch (changed to FIB)
FIA Federal Insurance Administration (changed to FIMA) | Forest Inventory and Analysis (older link archive)
FIAT Fire and Invasives Assessment Tool
FIB Fertility and Infertility Branch
FIBB Federal Investments and Borrowings Branch (older link archive)
FIBF Federal Integrated Business Framework
FIC John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences
FICAM Federal Identity, Credential, & Access Management
FICMNEW Federal Interagency Committee for the Management of Noxious and Exotic Weeds (older link archive; archive2)
FICO Financing Corporation
FICOR Federal Interagency Council on Outdoor Recreation
FICRCD Food Intakes Converted to Retail Commodities Databases
FIDO Federal Interagency Databases Online (unable to verify 1/17) | Forest Inventory Data Online (older link archive)
FIFRA SAP Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel
FIGs Field Intelligence Groups
FIM Flood Inundation Mapper
FIMA Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (older link archive)
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 ForeignAssistance.gov)
FINI Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (changed to GusNIP)
FIO Federal Insurance Office
FIPNet Federal Information Preservation Network (older link archive)
FIPS Federal Information Processing Standards (older link archive; archive2; archive3)
FIPSE Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
FIQAS Forecast Impact and Quality Assessment Section
FIR Foreign Investment Review
FIRD Financial Instrument Reference Database
FIRM Flood Insurance Rate Map (older link archive; archive2)
FIRMS Fire Information for Resource Management System
FIRS Foreign Investment Review Section
FIRST Fatality and Injury Reporting System Tool | FOIA Immigration Records SysTem (older link archive; archive2)
FirstNet First Responder Network Authority
FIS Flood Insurance Study (older link archive)
FISA Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978
FISC Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
FISD Financial Investigative Services Division
FISP Federal Interagency Sedimentation Project
FIST Facilities Instructions, Standards, & Techniques | Firearm Inquiry Statistics
FIT Office of Financial Innovation and Transformation (older link archive)
FITF Foreign Influence Task Force
FITS Funding Integration Tool for Source Water
FITW First in the World
FJC Federal Judicial Center
FJSP Federal Justice Statistics Program (older link archive)
FJSRC Federal Justice Statistics Resource Center
FLA Farm Loan Analysis
FLAG Farm Loans Analysis Group | Foreign Labor Application Gateway
FLAP Federal Lands Access Program (older link archive)
FLAS Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Program
FLASH Flooded Locations & Simulated Hydrographs
FLC Federal Laboratory Consortium | Office of Foreign Labor Certification (older link archive)
FLEC Financial Literacy and Education Commission
FLEO Census of Federal Law Enforcement Officers
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 (older link archive)
FLICC Federal Library and Information Center Committee
FLIGHT Facility Level Information on Greenhouse Gases Tool | Future Leaders in Infections and Global Health Threats
FRED Faciltiies and Real Estate Division (older link archive) | Federal Reserve Economic Data | Fine-Root Ecology Database
Freddie Mac Federal Home Loan Corporation
FrEDI Framework for Evaluating Damages and Impacts
FREE Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (defunct as of 6/15)
FREE-B Food Related Emergency Exercise Bundle (older link archive; archive2)
FRESC Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (older link archive)
FRESH Flood Risk and Endangered Species Habitat
FRG First Responders Group (changed to First Responder Technologies, then First Responder Capability)
FRIS Farm and Ranch Irrigation Survey (changed to IWMS)
FRMAC Federal Radiological Monitoring and Assessment Center
FRMC Federal Records Management Council
FRMP Fisheries Resource Monitoring Program
FRNs Floating Rate Notes (older link archive)
FRON Federal Records Officers Network
FRPAP Federal Real Property Assistance Program
FRPC Federal Real Property Council (older link archive)
FRPG Federal Real Property Gateway (unable to verify 9/22; older link archive)
FRPP Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (unable to verify 10/22; older link archive) | Federal Retail Pharmacy Program for COVID-19 Vaccination
FRPP MS Federal Real Property Profile Management System
FRPS Federal Reserve Payments Study
FRRCC Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee
FRRS Federal Reserve Regulatory Service
FRS Facility Registry Service (older link archive) | Federal Reserve System | Federal Relay Service (changed to FedRelay; older link archive)
FRSAN Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network (older link archive)
FRSS Fast Response Survey System
FRTEP Federally Recognized Tribes Extension Program (older link archive; archive2)
FRTF Family Reunification Task Force
FRTIB Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
FRTR Federal Remediation Technologies Roundtable
FRUS Foreign Relations of the United States