Jefferson County Government Grants (Illinois)

Search for Jefferson County, IL government grants. A government grant search provides information on applying for government grants, government grant programs, government grant eligibility, grant application process, education grants, language study grants, nonprofit government grants, housing grants, economic development grants, violence against women grants, veterans grants, environmental grants, Social Security service grants, and school grants.


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

Jefferson County Chamber-Commerce Mount Vernon IL 200 Potomac Boulevard 62864 618-242-5725


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

Jefferson County Highway Department Mount Vernon IL 750 Fairfield Road 62864 618-244-8031


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

Jefferson County Housing Authority Mount Vernon IL 109 North Shiloh Drive 62864 618-244-7906

Mt Vernon Housing Authority Mount Vernon IL 4217 Rose Lane 62864 618-244-6275


A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Jefferson County, Illinois. The federal VA, as well as local Jefferson County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Jefferson 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 Mount Vernon IL 110 South 8th Street 62864 618-242-2430