A Department of Education is a federal or state agency that provides leadership, develops policy, and awards funding for public schools in Mercer County, Kentucky. 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 Mercer County government grants issued by the Department of Education on its website.
Homerville Kentucky Department of Education Harrodsburg KY 119 South College Street 40330 859-745-3941
A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Mercer County, Kentucky. 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 Mercer County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Mercer County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.
Harrodsburg Housing Authority Harrodsburg KY 502 West Office Street 40330 859-734-4447
A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Mercer County, Kentucky. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Mercer 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.
Mercer Chamber of Commerce Harrodsburg KY 131 North Chiles Street 40330 859-734-2365
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Mercer County, Kentucky. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Mercer 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. Mercer County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Mercer County Road Department Harrodsburg KY 892 Moberly Road 40330 859-734-6340