A Department of Education is a federal or state agency that provides leadership, develops policy, and awards funding for public schools in Jackson 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 Jackson County government grants issued by the Department of Education on its website.
Jefferson GA Department of Education Jefferson GA 575 Washington Street 30549 478-218-7519
Miller Countu Department of Education Commerce GA 288 Wildcat Lane 30529 229-758-8489
A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Jackson County, Georgia. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Jackson 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.
Chamber of Commerce Commerce GA 1655 South Elm Street 30529 706-367-6300
Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce Jefferson GA 270 Athens Street 30549 706-387-0300
A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Jackson 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 Jackson County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Jackson County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.
Commerce Housing Authority Commerce GA 100 Willoughby Homes 30529 706-335-3611
Jefferson City Housing Authority Jefferson GA 29 Jefferson Terrace 30549 706-367-8311
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Jackson County, Georgia. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Jackson 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. Jackson County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Jackson County Maintenance Headquarters Jefferson GA 369 Airport Road 30549 706-367-3060
Jackson County Roads & Bridges Jefferson GA 12 Hendrix Drive 30549 706-367-5288