A Department of Education is a federal or state agency that provides leadership, develops policy, and awards funding for public schools in Williamson County, Illinois. As part of this mission, Departments of Education distribute grants and federal funding, including education block grants, Title I grants, and IDEA grants. They also award School Improvement Grants, Teacher Incentive Funds, and Pell Grants, in addition to other student loans and grants. Students, teachers, and educators can learn more about Williamson County government grants issued by the Department of Education on its website.
Collinsville Department of Education Marion IL 3500 Alum Cave Road 62959 618-346-6350
O'Fallon Department of Education Herrin IL 200 West Monroe Street 62948 618-632-3666
A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Williamson County, Illinois. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Williamson 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.
Carterville Chamber-Commerce Carterville IL 102 North Greenbriar Road 62918 618-985-6942
Herrin Chamber of Commerce Herrin IL 3 South Park Avenue 62948 618-942-5163
Marion Chamber of Commerce Marion IL 2305 West Main Street 62959 618-997-6311
A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Williamson 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 Williamson County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Williamson County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.
Marion City Housing Authority Marion IL 501 North Market Street 62959 618-997-1258
Williamson County Housing Authority Herrin IL 417 North 6th Street 62948 618-942-4026
Williamson County Housing Authority Carterville IL 300 Hickory Street 62918 618-985-2422
A Department of Justice operates at the federal or state level to enforce the law and ensure public safety in Williamson County, Illinois. The U.S. Department of Justice offers several Williamson County government grants, including federal assistance to scholars and experts, law enforcement grants, and violence against women grants, which protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. State Departments of Justice may also provide grants for Williamson County law enforcement and legal assistant programs. Departments of Justice provide information on their government grant programs on their websites.
Marion Illinois Department of Justice Marion IL 1113 North Carbon Street 62959 618-964-1441
A Department of Labor operates at the state or federal level to develop employment opportunities, improve workforce competitiveness, and promote safe working conditions in Williamson County, Illinois. The federal Department of Labor offers multiple government grant programs, including job training grants, public employment grants, and unemployment grants. They also offer non-profit grants, health and safety grants, and veteran employment grants. State Departments of Labor may also provide Williamson County grant programs. More information about government grants is available on the Williamson County Department of Labor website.
Marion Illinois Department of Labor Marion IL 2309 West Main Street, 108 62959 618-993-7090
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Williamson County, Illinois. The federal VA, as well as local Williamson County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Williamson 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.
US Department of Veterans Affairs-Veteran Affair Medical Center Marion IL 3403 Heartland Street 62959 618-993-5780
Veterans Affairs Department Marion IL 2309 West Main Street, 122 62959 618-997-3309
Veterans of Foreign Wars Herrin IL 309 North 16th Street 62948 618-942-2678
Veterans of Foreign Wars Creal Springs IL 16217 Sulphur Springs Road 62922 618-996-2032
Veterans of Foreign Wars Marion IL 201 Longstreet Road 62959 618-997-1188