A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Lee County, Illinois. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Lee 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.
Amboy Illinois Chamber of Commerce Amboy IL PO Box 163 61310 815-857-3814
Chamber of Commerce Dixon IL 101 West 2nd Street 61021 815-284-3361
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Lee County, Illinois. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Lee 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. Lee County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Dixon Highway Department Dixon IL 819 Depot Avenue 61021 815-284-2271
Dixon Township Road Commission Dixon IL 315 Highland Avenue 61021 815-288-6166
Franklin Grove Township Transportation Department Amboy IL 1502 U.s. 30 61310 815-857-2914
Lee County Highway Department Amboy IL 1629 Lee Center Road 61310 815-857-4141
Palmyra Township Road District Dixon IL 214 Palmyra Road 61021 815-288-1822
A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Lee 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 Lee County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Lee County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.
Lee County Housing Authority Dixon IL 1000 Washington Avenue 61021 815-284-2759
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Lee County, Illinois. The federal VA, as well as local Lee County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Lee 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.
Lee County Veterans Assistance Dixon IL 309 South Galena Avenue, 101 61021 815-288-5683
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 540 Dixon IL 1560 Illinois 38 61021 815-288-5165