from a review of 12 federal formula allocation programs, including the 10 programs with the largest obligations for FY 1999 and two others with features of special interest. Appendix C describes the main sources of data about formula allocation programs that were used by the panel to obtain background information for this study. Appendix D outlines the contents of a proposed handbook on fund allocation formulas and processes. Appendix E lists participants in the panel’s meetings and the April 2000 Workshop on Formulas for Allocating Program Funds. Appendix F provides biographical sketches of members of the panel and staff.