Highlands County Government Grants (Florida)

A Department of Education is a federal or state agency that provides leadership, develops policy, and awards funding for public schools in Highlands County, Florida. As part of this mission, Departments of Education distribute grants and federal funding, including education block grants, Title I grants, and IDEA grants. They also award School Improvement Grants, Teacher Incentive Funds, and Pell Grants, in addition to other student loans and grants. Students, teachers, and educators can learn more about Highlands County government grants issued by the Department of Education on its website.

Sebring Hendry County Department of Education Sebring FL 426 School Street 33870 863-983-1511

A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Highlands County, Florida. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Highlands 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.

Avon Park Chamber of Commerce Avon Park FL 28 East Main Street 33825 863-453-3350

Greater Sebring Chamber Of Commerce Sebring FL 227 North US Highway 27 33870 863-385-8448

Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce Lake Placid FL 18 North Oak Avenue 33852 863-465-4331

A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Highlands County, Florida. 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 Highlands County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Highlands County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.

Avon Park Housing Authority Avon Park FL 21 Tulane Drive 33825 863-452-4432

A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Highlands County, Florida. The federal VA, as well as local Highlands County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Highlands County VA also provides cemetery grants and supportive services grants for veterans and their families. VA grants both go to agencies, organizations, and individual veterans. The VA provides more information about government grants on its website.

Disabled American Veterans Sebring FL 6223 US Highway 27 South 33870 813-448-7328

Highlands County Veterans Services Sebring FL 7205 South George Boulevard 33875 863-402-6623

Veterans Of Foreign Wars Post 9853 Avon Park FL 75 North Olivia Drive 33825 863-452-9853

Veterans of Foreign Wars Lake Placid FL 1224 County Road 621 East 33852 863-699-5444

Veterans of Foreign Wars Sebring FL 1041 Lakeview Drive 33870 863-385-8902

A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Highlands County, Florida. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Highlands County government grants, including grants for road, rail, transit, and port projects, as well as car and vanpool projects, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and transit research and safety improvements. State Departments of Transportation provide grants for private operators, senior centers, non-profits, and transit systems. Highlands County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.

Highlands County Road & Bridge Sebring FL 4344 George Boulevard 33875 863-402-6529

Highlands County Road & Bridge Avon Park FL 1115 East Winthrop Street 33825 863-452-1967

Highlands County Road & Bridge Lake Placid FL 1815 County Road 621 East 33852 863-260-0497

Highlands County Road Maintenance Avon Park FL 518 County Road 17A East 33825 863-452-3800

Sebring Transportation Department Sebring FL 4722 Kenilworth Boulevard 33870 863-386-6112

A Department of Justice operates at the federal or state level to enforce the law and ensure public safety in Highlands County, Florida. The U.S. Department of Justice offers several Highlands County government grants, including federal assistance to scholars and experts, law enforcement grants, and violence against women grants, which protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. State Departments of Justice may also provide grants for Highlands County law enforcement and legal assistant programs. Departments of Justice provide information on their government grant programs on their websites.

Sebring Florida Department of Justice Sebring FL 4511 Sun North Lake Boulevard, 111 33872 863-471-5300