A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Morgan County, Illinois. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Morgan 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.
Jacksonville Chamber-Commerce Jacksonville IL 155 West Morton Avenue 62650 217-245-2174
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Morgan County, Illinois. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Morgan 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. Morgan County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Morgan County Road District 1 Ashland IL 2209 Wheeler Road 62612 217-886-2300
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Morgan County, Illinois. The federal VA, as well as local Morgan County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Morgan 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 Jacksonville IL 903 East Morton Avenue 62650 217-243-6814