Franklin County Government Grants (Illinois)

A Department of Justice operates at the federal or state level to enforce the law and ensure public safety in Franklin County, Illinois. The U.S. Department of Justice offers several Franklin County government grants, including federal assistance to scholars and experts, law enforcement grants, and violence against women grants, which protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. State Departments of Justice may also provide grants for Franklin County law enforcement and legal assistant programs. Departments of Justice provide information on their government grant programs on their websites.

Benton Illinois Department of Justice Benton IL 402 West Main Street 62812 618-435-3498

A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Franklin County, Illinois. 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.

Benton West Chamber-Commerce Benton IL 211 North Main Street 62812 618-438-2121

Christopher Illinois Chamber of Commerce Christopher IL PO Box 111 62822 618-724-2913

Sesser Illinois Chamber of Commerce Sesser IL PO Box 367 62884 618-625-5566

West Frankfort Illinois Chamber of Commerce West Frankfort IL 201 East Nolen Street 62896 618-932-2181

A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Franklin County, Illinois. 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.

Cave Township Road District Thompsonville IL 3716 Cherry Street 62890 618-627-2880

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

Franklin County Housing Authority West Frankfort IL 302 East Elm Street 62896 618-932-2124

Franklin County Housing Authority Christopher IL 100 South Solomon Street 62822 618-724-2407

Franklin County Housing Authority Benton IL 1007 Fairland Street 62812 618-439-2601

A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Franklin County, Illinois. 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.

Veterans Affairs Department Benton IL 500 West Main Street 62812 618-435-3678

Veterans of Foreign Wars Sesser IL 302 Coal Street 62884 618-625-9959