A Department of Education is a federal or state agency that provides leadership, develops policy, and awards funding for public schools in Marion 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 Marion County government grants issued by the Department of Education on its website.
Ottumwa Department of Education Pleasantville IA 209 North Washington Street 50225 641-684-6521
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Marion County, Iowa. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Marion 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. Marion County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Iowa Department Of Transportation Knoxville IA 214 East Main Street 50138 641-828-2205
A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Marion County, Iowa. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Marion 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.
Knoxville Chamber of Commerce Knoxville IA 309 East Main Street 50138 641-828-7555
Pella Iowa Chamber of Commerce Pella IA 518 Franklin Street 50219 641-628-2626
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Marion County, Iowa. The federal VA, as well as local Marion County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Marion 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.
Marion County Veterans Affairs Knoxville IA 214 East Main Street, 12 50138 641-828-2201
Veterans of Foreign Wars Knoxville IA 413 South Lincoln Street 50138 641-842-3519