A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Piatt County, Illinois. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Piatt 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.
Bement Illinois Chamber of Commerce Bement IL PO Box 111 61813 217-678-2311
Monticello Chamber of Commerce Monticello IL 200 East Railroad Street 61856 217-762-7921
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Piatt County, Illinois. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Piatt 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. Piatt County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Blue Ridge Township Road District Mansfield IL 501 West State Street 61854 217-489-3251
Illinois Transportation Department De Land IL 4th Street 61839 217-664-0982
A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Piatt 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 Piatt County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Piatt County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.
Piatt County Housing Authority Hammond IL 103 1st Street 61929 217-262-3231
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Piatt County, Illinois. The federal VA, as well as local Piatt County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Piatt 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.
Piatt County Veterans Assistance Commission Monticello IL 301 South Charter Street 61856 217-762-8387
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5346 Monticello IL 108 East Livingston Street 61856 217-762-8250