A Department of Education is a federal or state agency that provides leadership, develops policy, and awards funding for public schools in Polk 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 Polk County government grants issued by the Department of Education on its website.
Government Offices State Department of Education Winter Haven FL 500 North Lake Howard Drive 33881 863-291-5280
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Polk County, Florida. The federal VA, as well as local Polk County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Polk 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.
Amvets Post 32 Lakeland FL 1339 East Gary Road 33801 863-688-3413
Disabled American Veterans Lakeland FL 303 South Veterans Avenue 33815 863-687-4885
Veterans of Foreign Wars Fort Meade FL 31 North Brown Avenue 33841 863-285-8687
Veterans of Foreign Wars Auburndale FL 231 East Lake Avenue 33823 863-967-4785
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2297 Lakeland FL 306 South Central Avenue 33815 863-687-8146
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2420 Lake Wales FL 200 West Central Avenue 33853 863-676-4150
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4289 Winter Haven FL 2441 7th Street Southwest 33880 863-293-7469
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8002 Lakeland FL 9398 US Highway 98 North 33809 863-815-4437
A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Polk County, Florida. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Polk 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.
Auburndale Chamber of Commerce Auburndale FL 245 East Lake Avenue 33823 863-967-3400
Bartow Florida Chamber of Commerce Bartow FL 510 North Broadway Avenue 33830 941-533-7125
Davenport Florida Chamber of Commerce Davenport FL PO Box 994 33836 863-421-2105
Dundee Area-Chamber-Commerce Dundee FL 310 East Main Street 33838 863-439-3261
Eagle Lake Florida Chamber of Commerce Eagle Lake FL PO Box 1588 33839 941-299-3164
Fort Meade Florida Chamber of Commerce Fort Meade FL PO Box 91 33841 941-285-8253
Frostproof Florida Chamber of Commerce Frostproof FL 118 East Wall Street 33843 941-635-9112
Greater Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce Winter Haven FL 401 Avenue B Northwest 33881 863-293-2138
Haines City Northeast Polk County Regional Chamber of Commerce Haines FL 35610 North US Highway 27 33844 863-422-3751
Lake Alfred Florida Chamber of Commerce Lake Alfred FL 210 North Seminole Avenue 33850 941-291-5380
Lake Wales Area Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development Council Lake Wales FL 340 West Central Avenue 33853 863-676-3445
Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce Lakeland FL 35 Lake Morton Drive 33801 863-688-8551
Mulberry Farmers Market Mulberry FL 400 North Church Avenue 33860 863-425-4414
Okeechobee Florida Chamber of Commerce Fort Meade FL 315 North Charleston Avenue 33841 863-467-6246
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Polk County, Florida. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Polk 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. Polk County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Auburndale Roadway Maintenance Auburndale FL 1701 Holt Road 33823 863-965-5524
Florida Department of Transportation Bartow FL 801 North Broadway Avenue 33830 863-519-2300
Florida Department of Transportation Bartow FL 2730 Florida 60 33830 863-519-4246
Frostproof Roadway Maintenance Frostproof FL 348 County Road 630A 33843 863-676-5721
Polk County Roadway Maintenance Winter Haven FL 3000 Sheffield Road 33880 863-534-7361
Polk County Roadway Maintenance Lakeland FL 8970 North Campbell Road 33810 863-815-6701
Polk County Transportation Bartow FL 330 West Church Street 33830 863-534-6417
A Department of Justice operates at the federal or state level to enforce the law and ensure public safety in Polk County, Florida. The U.S. Department of Justice offers several Polk 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 Polk County law enforcement and legal assistant programs. Departments of Justice provide information on their government grant programs on their websites.
Bartow Florida Department of Justice Bartow FL 1090 U.s. 17 33830 863-519-3655
Bartow Florida Department of Justice Bartow FL 195 South Broadway Avenue 33830 863-534-7175
A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Polk 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 Polk County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Polk County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.
Lake Wales Housing Authority Lake Wales FL 10 West Sessoms Avenue 33853 863-676-7795
Lakeland Housing Authority Lakeland FL 430 Hartsell Avenue 33815 863-687-2911
Mulberry Housing Authority Mulberry FL 200 Northwest 3rd Avenue 33860 863-425-1433
Winter Haven Housing Authority Winter Haven FL 2653 Avenue C Southwest 33880 863-291-0266
A Social Security Office is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration in Polk County, Florida. Social Security provides services for eligible people, including retirement benefits, and it also provides government grants. Social Security's research and demonstration grants fund innovative research that help manage and administer Polk County Social Security programs. Service grants support beneficiaries return to work and access rehabilitation services. Local Polk County offices can help with grant applications. Social Security Offices provide more information about their government grants on their websites.
Lakeland Social Security Office Lakeland FL 550 Commerce Drive 33813