Style Guides by Government Agencies

Style guides are used to set the tone and guidelines for how an agency communicates with the public. This page is a collection of style guides created by government agencies.

Federal style guides

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)

U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO)

U.S. Postal Service (USPS)

U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA)

Other writing resources

Here’s a collection of guides created by digital communities of practice and other groups.