A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Lyon County, Kansas. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Lyon 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.
Americus Kansas Chamber of Commerce Americus KS PO Box 459 66835
Emporia Kansas Chamber of Commerce Emporia KS PO Box 703 66801 316-342-1600
A Social Security Office is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration in Lyon County, Kansas. Social Security provides services for eligible people, including retirement benefits, and it also provides government grants. Social Security's research and demonstration grants fund innovative research that help manage and administer Lyon County Social Security programs. Service grants support beneficiaries return to work and access rehabilitation services. Local Lyon County offices can help with grant applications. Social Security Offices provide more information about their government grants on their websites.
Emporia Social Security Office Emporia KS 3010 West 18th Avenue 66801 620-343-2345
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Lyon County, Kansas. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Lyon 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. Lyon County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Kansas State Transportation Department Maintenance Emporia KS 1205 Graphic Arts Road 66801 620-342-0077
Lyon County Highway Department Emporia KS 500 South Prairie Street 66801 620-340-8220
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Lyon County, Kansas. The federal VA, as well as local Lyon County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Lyon 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.
Kansas Veterans Affairs Commission Emporia KS 702 Commercial Street, 1d 66801 620-342-3347
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1980 Emporia KS 932 Graphic Arts Road 66801 620-342-9864