Wayne County Government Grants (Illinois)

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

Fairfield City Hall Fairfield IL 109 Northeast 2nd Street 62837 618-842-5016


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

Fairfield Street & Bridge Department Fairfield IL 908 East King Street 62837 618-842-3261

Fairfield Transportation Department Fairfield IL 400 Highland Avenue 62837 618-847-4621

A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Wayne County, Illinois. The federal VA, as well as local Wayne County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Wayne 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 Fairfield IL 201 East Court Street 62837 618-842-9925


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

Wayne County Housing Authority Fairfield IL 303 North 1st Street 62837 618-842-9008