A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Somerset County, Maryland. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Somerset 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.
Crisfield Area Chamber-Commerce Crisfield MD 906 West Main Street 21817 410-968-2500
Princess Anne Chamber-Commerce Princess Anne MD 11840 Somerset Avenue 21853 410-651-2961
A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Somerset County, Maryland. 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 Somerset County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Somerset County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.
Crisfield Housing Authority Crisfield MD 115 South 7th Street 21817 410-968-0288
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Somerset County, Maryland. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Somerset 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. Somerset County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Princess Anne Transportation Department Princess Anne MD 10980 Market Lane 21853 410-651-1333
Somerset County Roads Westover MD 8981 Sign Post Road 21871 410-651-1930
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Somerset County, Maryland. The federal VA, as well as local Somerset County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Somerset 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 post 8274 Crisfield MD Cash Corner Road 21817 410-968-3575