A Department of Education is a federal or state agency that provides leadership, develops policy, and awards funding for public schools in Jackson 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 Jackson County government grants issued by the Department of Education on its website.
Elverado Community Unit Department of Education Elkville IL 514 South 6th Street 62932 618-568-1551
A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Jackson County, Illinois. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Jackson 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.
Carbondale Chamber of Commerce Carbondale IL 131 South Illinois Avenue 62901 618-549-2146
Murphysboro Illinois Chamber of Commerce Murphysboro IL 203 South 13th Street 62966 618-684-6421
A Department of Justice operates at the federal or state level to enforce the law and ensure public safety in Jackson County, Illinois. The U.S. Department of Justice offers several Jackson 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 Jackson County law enforcement and legal assistant programs. Departments of Justice provide information on their government grant programs on their websites.
Carbondale Illinois Department of Justice Carbondale IL 250 West Cherry Street 62901 618-457-3605
A Social Security Office is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration in Jackson County, Illinois. Social Security provides services for eligible people, including retirement benefits, and it also provides government grants. Social Security's research and demonstration grants fund innovative research that help manage and administer Jackson County Social Security programs. Service grants support beneficiaries return to work and access rehabilitation services. Local Jackson County offices can help with grant applications. Social Security Offices provide more information about their government grants on their websites.
Carbondale Social Security Office Carbondale IL 250 West Cherry Street 62901 618-457-3618
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Jackson County, Illinois. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Jackson 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. Jackson County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Carbondale Township Road Department Carbondale IL 1001 North Michaels Street 62901 618-529-2959
Illinois State Department Of Transportation Carbondale IL 2801 West Murphysboro Road 62901 618-549-2171
A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Jackson 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 Jackson County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Jackson County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.
Jackson Housing Authority Murphysboro IL 300 North 7th Street, Ste 201 62966 618-684-3183
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Jackson County, Illinois. The federal VA, as well as local Jackson County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Jackson 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 of Foreign Wars Murphysboro IL 108 South 10th Street 62966 618-684-2311