A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Franklin County, Arkansas. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Franklin County local Chambers of Commerce as well as grants through multiple bureaus. It also provides market development awards for non-profit industries, including trade associations. Local Chambers of Commerce may also help member businesses secure Small Business Administration grants, business development grants, and economic development funding. Chambers of Commerce provide information about government grant programs on their websites.
Charleston Arkansas Chamber of Commerce Charleston AR PO Box 456 72933 501-965-2201
Ozark Area Chamber of Commerce Ozark AR 300 Airport Road 72949 479-667-2525
A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Franklin County, Arkansas. At the federal level, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) operates over 20 government grant programs, including affordable housing development grants, community and economic development grants, fair housing grants, and rental assistance grants. HUD also offers Franklin County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Franklin County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.
Ozark Housing Authority Ozark AR 310 North 6th Street 72949 479-667-3632