A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Franklin County, Iowa. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Franklin 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.
Ackley Iowa Chamber of Commerce Ackley IA PO Box 82 50601 641-847-2214
Hampton Chamber of Commerce Hampton IA 5 1st Street Southwest 50441 641-456-5668
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Franklin County, Iowa. The federal VA, as well as local Franklin County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Franklin 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.
Franklin Veterans Affairs Hampton IA 12 1st Avenue Northwest, 28 50441 641-456-5670
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Franklin County, Iowa. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Franklin 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. Franklin County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Iowa Department of Transportation Latimer IA 1773 Heather Avenue 50452 641-579-6466