A Department of Education is a federal or state agency that provides leadership, develops policy, and awards funding for public schools in Clarke County, Georgia. 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 Clarke County government grants issued by the Department of Education on its website.
Hopewell Township Department of Education Athens GA 8302 Jefferson Road 30607 856-451-0210
Madison Borough Department of Education Athens GA 3 Hill Street 30601 973-593-3102
Math Department of Education Athens GA 110 Carlton Street 30602 706-542-4194
A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Clarke County, Georgia. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Clarke 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.
Athens Georgia Chamber of Commerce Athens GA 246 West Hancock Avenue 30601 706-549-5636
A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Clarke County, Georgia. 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 Clarke County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Clarke County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.
Athens Housing Authority Athens GA 300 South Rocksprings Street 30606 706-425-5300
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Clarke County, Georgia. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Clarke 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. Clarke County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Athens Public Transportation Athens GA 325 Pound Street 30601 706-613-3435
Georgia Department of Transportation Athens GA 450 Old Hull Road 30601 706-369-5628
A Social Security Office is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration in Clarke County, Georgia. 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 Clarke County Social Security programs. Service grants support beneficiaries return to work and access rehabilitation services. Local Clarke County offices can help with grant applications. Social Security Offices provide more information about their government grants on their websites.
Athens Social Security Office Athens GA 355 East Hancock Avenue 30601 866-964-3294
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Clarke County, Georgia. The federal VA, as well as local Clarke County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Clarke 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.
Georgia Veterans Service Office Athens GA 855 Sunset Drive, 19 30606 706-369-5630
Veterans of Foreign Wars Athens GA 136 Glenhaven Avenue 30606 706-354-6942
An EPA Office is a local branch of the federal Environmental Protection Agency, which enforces environmental protections to create a cleaner, healthier environment in Clarke County, Georgia. The Clarke County EPA offers several government grants, including grants for environmental education programs designed to promote environmental awareness and community action grants to reduce toxic pollution in local environments. The EPA also administers environmental justice grants to organizations that work on local environmental and Clarke County health issues. The federal EPA and local EPA Offices provide more information on their websites.
US EPA National Exposure Research Laboratory, Ecosystems Research Division (ERD) Athens GA 960 College Station Road 30605 706-355-8080
US EPA Region 4 Science and Ecosystem Support Division Laboratory Athens GA 980 College Station Road 30605 706-355-8500