A Department of Education is a federal or state agency that provides leadership, develops policy, and awards funding for public schools in Buchanan 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 Buchanan County government grants issued by the Department of Education on its website.
East Buchanan Community Department of Education Winthrop IA 554 Monroe Street 50682 319-935-3369
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Buchanan County, Iowa. The federal VA, as well as local Buchanan County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Buchanan 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.
Buchanan County Veterans Affairs Independence IA 210 5th Avenue Northeast 50644 319-334-4961
Veterans of Foreign Wars Independence IA 128 3rd Avenue Northeast 50644 319-334-4619
A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Buchanan County, Iowa. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Buchanan 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.
Independence Area Chamber of Commerce Independence IA 112 1st Street East 50644 319-334-7178
Jesup Chamber of Commerce Jesup IA 791 6th Street 50648 319-827-3100
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Buchanan County, Iowa. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Buchanan 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. Buchanan County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Independence Transportation Department Independence IA 2001 240th Street 50644 319-334-2484