A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Boone County, Illinois. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Boone 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.
Belvidere Illinois Chamber of Commerce Belvidere IL 200 South State Street 61008 815-544-4357
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Boone County, Illinois. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Boone 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. Boone County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Bonus Township Highway Department Garden Prairie IL 9015 Marengo Road 61038 815-547-1120
Illinois Transportation Department Belvidere IL 9797 Illinois 76 61008 815-544-0059
A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Boone County, Illinois. At the federal level, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) operates over 20 government grant programs, including affordable housing development grants, community and economic development grants, fair housing grants, and rental assistance grants. HUD also offers Boone County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Boone County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.
Boone County Housing Authority Belvidere IL 2036 North State Street 61008 815-544-0084
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Boone County, Illinois. The federal VA, as well as local Boone County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Boone 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.
Veterans Assistance Commission Of Boone County Belvidere IL 175 Cadillac Court 61008 815-544-6464
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1461 Belvidere IL 1310 West Lincoln Avenue 61008 815-544-2014