A Department of Education is a federal or state agency that provides leadership, develops policy, and awards funding for public schools in Aroostook County, Maine. 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 Aroostook County government grants issued by the Department of Education on its website.
Caribou Department of Education Caribou ME 628 Main Street 04736 207-496-6311
Caswell Department of Education Caswell ME 1025 Van Buren Road, 102 04750 207-325-4611
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Aroostook County, Maine. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Aroostook 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. Aroostook County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Ashland Transportation Department Highway Ashland ME Main Street 04732 207-435-6645
Caribou Transportation Department Caribou ME 1 Evergreen Parkway 04736 207-492-3021
Fort Fairfield Transportation Department Of Highway Fort Fairfield ME 86 South Caribou Road 04742 207-473-7965
Maine Department Of Transportation Presque Isle ME 41 Rice Street 04769 207-769-0951
Maine State Transportation Department Houlton ME Bangor Road 04730 207-532-3684
Sherman Transportation Department Sherman ME Ordway Drive 04776 207-365-4662
US Transportation Department Presque Isle Presque Isle ME Mapleton Road 04769 207-768-7791
A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Aroostook County, Maine. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Aroostook 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.
Caribou Maine Chamber of Commerce Caribou ME 657 Main Street 04736 207-498-6156
Eagle Lake Maine Chamber of Commerce Eagle Lake ME PO Box 135 04739
Fort Fairfield Chamber of Commerce Fort Fairfield ME 18 Community Center Drive 04742 207-472-3802
Houlton Maine Chamber of Commerce Houlton ME 109 Main Street 04730 207-532-4216
Island Falls Maine Chamber of Commerce Island Falls ME 146 Dow Farm Road 04747 207-415-3146
Madawaska Chamber of Commerce Madawaska ME 356 Main Street 04756 207-728-7000
Portage Lake Maine Chamber of Commerce Portage ME PO Box 297 04768 207-435-4581
Presque Isle Maine Chamber of Commerce Presque Isle ME 3 Houlton Road 04769 207-764-6561
Van Buren Chamber of Commerce Van Buren ME 51 Main Street 04785 207-868-5059
A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Aroostook County, Maine. 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 Aroostook County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Aroostook County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.
Fort Fairfield Housing Authority Fort Fairfield ME 5 Hillcrest Est 04742 207-472-3093
Houlton Housing Authority Houlton ME 13 Clover Court, # 1 04730 207-532-7637
Van Buren Housing Authority Van Buren ME 130 Champlain Street 04785 207-868-5441
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Aroostook County, Maine. The federal VA, as well as local Aroostook County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Aroostook 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.
Maine Veterans Home Caribou ME 163 Van Buren Road, 2 04736 207-498-6074
Veterans of Foreign Wars Caribou ME 4736 Van Buren Road 04736 207-498-2761
Veterans of Foreign Wars Fort Fairfield ME 130 Presque Isle Street 04742 207-473-7420
Veterans of Foreign Wars Presque Isle ME 6 State Road 04769 207-764-5441
Veterans of Foreign Wars Ashland ME 36 Portage Rd 04732 207-435-3131
A Department of Labor operates at the state or federal level to develop employment opportunities, improve workforce competitiveness, and promote safe working conditions in Aroostook County, Maine. 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 Aroostook County grant programs. More information about government grants is available on the Aroostook County Department of Labor website.
Presque Isle Maine Department of Labor Presque Isle ME 66 Spruce Street, 3 04769 207-760-6300
A Social Security Office is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration in Aroostook County, Maine. 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 Aroostook County Social Security programs. Service grants support beneficiaries return to work and access rehabilitation services. Local Aroostook County offices can help with grant applications. Social Security Offices provide more information about their government grants on their websites.
Presque Isle Social Security Office Presque Isle ME 365 Main Street 04769 207-764-3771