A Department of Education is a federal or state agency that provides leadership, develops policy, and awards funding for public schools in Benton County, Iowa. 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 Benton County government grants issued by the Department of Education on its website.
Vinton-Shellsburg Community Department of Education Vinton IA 706 West 6th Street 52349 319-472-5415
A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Benton County, Iowa. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Benton 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.
Belle Plaine Iowa Chamber of Commerce Belle Plaine IA PO Box 163 52208 319-444-2200
Vinton Unlimited Vinton IA 310 A Avenue 52349 319-472-3955
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Benton County, Iowa. The federal VA, as well as local Benton County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Benton 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.
Benton County Veterans Affairs Vinton IA 303 1st Avenue 52349 319-472-3150