A Department of Education is a federal or state agency that provides leadership, develops policy, and awards funding for public schools in Hancock 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 Hancock County government grants issued by the Department of Education on its website.
Bucksport ME Department of Education Bucksport ME 60 Elm Street 04416 207-469-6641
Bucksport Maine Department of Education Bucksport ME 66 Bridge Street 04416 207-469-3518
Ellsworth Trenton Department of Education Ellsworth ME 443 Main Street 04605 207-667-7571
A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Hancock County, Maine. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Hancock 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.
Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce Trenton ME 1201 Bar Harbor Road 04605 207-288-5103
Blue Hill Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Blue Hill ME 16 South Street 04614 207-374-3242
Bucksport Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Bucksport ME 52 Main Street 04416 207-469-6818
Deer Isle Maine Chamber of Commerce Deer Isle ME Maine 15 04627 207-348-6124
Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce Ellsworth ME 163 High Street 04605 207-667-5584
Mt Desert Chamber of Commerce Mount Desert ME 18 Harbor Drive 04653 207-276-5040
Southwest Harbor & Tremont Chamber of Commerce Southwest Harbor ME 329 Main Street 04679 207-244-9264
Stonington Maine Chamber of Commerce Deer Isle ME Maine 15 04627 207-348-6124
Winter Harbor Maine Chamber of Commerce Winter Harbor ME PO Box 381 04693
A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Hancock 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 Hancock County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Hancock County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.
Bar Harbor Housing Authority Bar Harbor ME 80 Mount Desert St 04609 207-288-4770
Ellsworth Housing Authority Ellsworth ME 430 Water Street 04605 207-667-9705
Southwest Harbor Housing Authority Southwest Harbor ME S Harbor Me 04679 207-244-7896
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Hancock County, Maine. The federal VA, as well as local Hancock County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Hancock 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.
Franklin Veterans Club Franklin ME Cards Crossing 04634 207-565-2977
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Hancock County, Maine. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Hancock 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. Hancock County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Hancock Transportation Department Hancock ME Thorsen Road 04640 207-667-7858
Maine State Department of Transportation Building Ellsworth ME High Street 04605 207-667-8912
Sedgwick Transportation Department Sedgwick ME 279 Snow's Cove Road 04676 207-359-2511