Sumter County Government Grants (Georgia)

A Department of Education is a federal or state agency that provides leadership, develops policy, and awards funding for public schools in Sumter 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 Sumter County government grants issued by the Department of Education on its website.

Moorefield Gwinnett County Department of Education Americus GA 510 Ashby Street 31709 770-554-0661

Seminole County Department of Education Americus GA Learning Lane 31719 229-524-2433

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

Americus Georgia Chamber of Commerce Americus GA 409 Elm Avenue 31709 229-924-2646

A Department of Labor operates at the state or federal level to develop employment opportunities, improve workforce competitiveness, and promote safe working conditions in Sumter County, Georgia. The federal Department of Labor offers multiple government grant programs, including job training grants, public employment grants, and unemployment grants. They also offer non-profit grants, health and safety grants, and veteran employment grants. State Departments of Labor may also provide Sumter County grant programs. More information about government grants is available on the Sumter County Department of Labor website.

Americus Georgia Department of Labor Americus GA 120 West Church Street 31709 229-931-2520

A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Sumter County, Georgia. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Sumter 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. Sumter County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.

Americus Transportation Department Americus GA 101 West Lamar Street 31709 229-924-4414

Americus Transportation Department Americus GA 1557 East Lamar Street 31709 229-931-2435

A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Sumter County, Georgia. The federal VA, as well as local Sumter County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Sumter 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.

Americus Veterans Service Americus GA 500 West Lamar Street, 28 31709 229-931-2546

The Department of Defense is a federal agency responsible for national security in Sumter County, Georgia. It also manages the U.S. Armed Forces, including the Army, Navy, and Air Force. The Department of Defense also offers educational grants through the National Security Education Program, which awards scholarships in Sumter County to study languages and regions critical to national security. The program also funds Sumter County ROTC students with grants, as well as teachers, in critical language areas. The National Security Education Program and the Department of Defense websites provide more information on Sumter County government grants.

Georgia State Department of Defense Americus GA 901 Adderton Street 31719 229-931-2507