"The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing survey that provides vital information on a yearly basis about our nation and its people. Information from the survey generates data that help determine how more than $675 billion in federal and state funds are distributed each year."
"For more than four decades, the General Social Survey (GSS) has studied the growing complexity of American society. It is the only full-probability, personal-interview survey designed to monitor changes in both social characteristics and attitudes currently being conducted in the United States. Since 1972, the General Social Survey (GSS) has provided politicians, policymakers, and scholars with a clear and unbiased perspective on what Americans think and feel about such issues as national spending, priorities, crime and punishment, intergroup relations, and confidence in institutions."
KFF is a non-profit organization focusing on national health issues, as well as the U.S. role in global health policy. KFF serves as a non-partisan source of facts, analysis and journalism for policymakers, the media, the health policy community and the public.
A recent initiative of ICPSR, the mission of the Resource Center for Minority Data (RCMD) is to provide educators, researchers, and students with data resources to analyze issues affecting racial and ethnic minority populations in the United States.