Coles County Government Grants (Illinois)

A Department of Education is a federal or state agency that provides leadership, develops policy, and awards funding for public schools in Coles County, Illinois. 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 Coles County government grants issued by the Department of Education on its website.

Taylorsville District OfficeSuperintendentDepartment of Education Charleston IL Reasor Drive 61920 309-888-6991

A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Coles County, Illinois. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Coles 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.

Chamber of Commerce Charleston IL 501 Jackson Avenue 61920 217-345-7041

Mattoon Chamber of Commerce Mattoon IL 1518 Broadway Avenue 61938 217-235-5661

A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Coles County, Illinois. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Coles 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. Coles County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.

Charleston Transportation Department Charleston IL 2575 University Drive 61920 217-345-3301

Illinois Department of Transportation Mattoon IL 8640 Old State Road 61938 217-235-0507

Mattoon Township Highway Department Mattoon IL 2679 East Co Road 600 North 61938 217-235-2712

A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Coles 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 Coles County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Coles County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.

Coles County Housing Authority Mattoon IL 109 Prairie Avenue 61938 217-235-4175

A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Coles County, Illinois. The federal VA, as well as local Coles County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Coles 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.

Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs Charleston IL 1550 Douglas Street 61920 217-345-2192

Veterans of Foreign Wars Mattoon IL 1220 South 19th Street 61938 217-234-3637

Veterans of Foreign Wars Charleston IL 1821 20th Street 61920 217-345-2707