US Government Acronyms: C

CA Bureau of Consular Affairs
CAB Climate Analysis Branch
caBIG Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid
CACFP Child and Adult Care Food Program
CAGE Commercial and Government Entity
CAMICC CDC/ATSDR Minority Initiatives Coordinating Committee
CAOC Chief Acquisition Officers Council
CAP Civil Air Patrol
CAPPS II Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System
CARS Car Allowance Rebate System
CASMIRC Child Abduction and Serial Murder Investigative Resources Center
CATC Clean Air Technology Center
CAVC United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
CB Children’s Bureau
CBCA Civilian Board of Contract Appeals
CBD Commerce Business Daily (changed to FBO)
CBER Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
CBI Center for Biological Informatics
CBIAC Chemical and Biological Defense Information Analysis Center (changed to CBRNIAC)
CBO Congressional Budget Office
CBP Customs and Border Protection
CBRNIAC Chemical, Biological, Radiological & Nuclear Defense Information Analysis Center
CCB Child Care Bureau
CCC Commodity Credit Corporation
CCDF Child Care and Development Fund
CCDO Community Capacity Development Office
CCEHIP Coordinating Center for Environmental Health and Injury Prevention
CCF Compassion Capital Fund
CCHIS Coordinating Center for Health Information and Service
CCID Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases
CCIPS Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section
CCPI Clean Coal Power Initiative
CCR Commission on Civil Rights
CCTP U.S. Climate Change Technology Program
CCU Capital Case Unit
CDBG Community Development Block Grants
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDDIS Crustal Dynamics Data Information System
CDER Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
CDFI Community Development Financial Institutions
CDIAC Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center
CDOM Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets
CDP Center for Domestic Preparedness
CDRH Center for Devices and Radiological Health
CDS Cataloging Distribution Service
CEA Council of Economic Advisers
CEBB Customs Electronic Bulletin Board (migrated to CBP)
CED Community Economic Development Program
CEDR Comprehensive Epidemiologic Data Resource
CEN Bureau of the Census
CENTCOM United States Central Command
CEOS Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section
CEPPO Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Office
CEPS Center for Earth and Planetary Studies
CEQ Council on Environmental Quality
CER Comparative Effectiveness Research
CERC Columbia Environmental Research Center
CERCLIS Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, & Liability Information System
CERT Community Emergency Response Team Program
CES Current Employment Statistics
CETEC Topographic Engineering Center (changed to AGC)
CFA U.S. Commission of Fine Arts
CFACT Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends
CFBCI Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives (changed to CFBNP)
CFBNP Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships
CFDA Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
CFIUS Committee on Foreign Investments in the United States
CFM Division of Contracting & Facilities Management (FWS)
CFO Chief Financial Officers Council
CFOC Chief Financial Officers Council
CFPB Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CFS Commodity Flow Survey
CFSAN National Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
CFTC Commodity Futures Trading Commission
CHAMPVA Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs
CHCO Council Chief Human Capital Officers Council
CHID Combined Health Information Database (discontinued as of 9/06)
CHIEF Clearinghouse for Inventories & Emissions Factors
CHIP Children’s Health Insurance Program
CIA Central Intelligence Agency
CIAO Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office (see NIAC)
CIC Consumer Information Center
CIC/AG Counterintelligence Center Analysis Group
CICA U.S.-Mexico Border Information Center on Air Pollution
CID U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command
CIFA Counterintelligence Field Activity (merged into DCHC)
CIGIE Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency
CIO Chief Information Officers Council
CIPRIS Coordinated Interagency Partnership Regulating International Students (see SEVIS)
CIS Cancer Information Service | Citizenship and Immigration Services
CIT Center for Information Technology
CITA Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements
CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
CIV Civil Division
CLG Certified Local Government
CLIA Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments
CMH Center of Military History
CMHS Center for Mental Health Services
CMM Center for Medicare Management
CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
CMSO Center for Medicaid and State Operations
CMV Center for Minority Veterans
CNCS Corporation for National and Community Service
CNO Chief of Naval Operations
CNPP Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
CNS Corporation for National and Community Service
COBRA Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
CoCHP Coordinating Center for Health Promotion
COGH Coordinating Office for Global Health
CONPLAN U.S. Government Interagency Domestic Terrorism Concept of Operations Plan (.pdf)
Conrail Consolidated Rail Corporation
CONSER Cooperative Online Serials
COOP Continuity of Operations
COP Coastal Ocean Program
COPS Office of Community Oriented Policing Services
COTPER Coordinating Office for Terrorism Preparedness & Emergency Response
COTS Cotton, Oilseeds, Tobacco and Seeds Division
CP3 Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and Clinical Partnerships
CPB Corporation for Public Broadcasting
CPD Office of Community Planning and Development
CPI Consumer Price Index
CPMS Defense Civilian Personnel Management Service
CPO Corrections Program Office (now part of BJA)
CPPBSD Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled
CPSC Consumer Product Safety Commission
CPSO Cataloging Policy and Support Office
CRA Community Reinvestment Act
CRB Copyright Royalty Board
CRC Civil Rights Center
CRISP Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects
CROSS Customs Rulings Online Search System
CRP Conservation Reserve Program
CRS Congressional Research Service | Community Relations Service
CS U.S. Commercial Service
CSAC Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee
CSAP Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
CSAT Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
CSB Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board
CSC NOAA Coastal Services Center
CSCE Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission)
CSD Chemical Sciences Division
CSE Office of Child Support Enforcement
CSFP Commodity Supplemental Food Program
CSGCL Crop Systems and Global Change Lab
CSI Center for the Study of Intelligence
CSOS Controlled Substance Ordering System
CSOSA Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia
CSR Center for Scientific Review | Comprehensive School Reform Program
CSRC Computer Security Resource Center
CSREES Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (changed to NIFA)
CSS Crime and Safety Surveys
CSTL Chemical Science & Technology Laboratory
CTAS Center-TRACON Automation System
CTC Counterterrorist Center (changed to NCTC)
CTEP Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program
CTGP Competitive Training Grants Program
CUIO Controlled Unclassified Information Office
CVM Center for Veterinary Medicine
CWC Chemical Weapons Convention | Commission on Wartime Contracting
CWG Council on Women and Girls

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