A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Waldo County, Maine. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Waldo 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.
Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce Belfast ME 14 Main Street 04915 207-338-5900
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Waldo County, Maine. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Waldo 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. Waldo County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Maine Department of Transportation Swanville Field Office Swanville ME 1000 Swan Lake Avenue 04915 207-338-8651
Northport Transportation-Maintenance Lot Northport ME 1116 Atlantic Highway 04849 207-338-2409
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Waldo County, Maine. The federal VA, as well as local Waldo County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Waldo 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 Belfast ME 34 Field Street 04915 207-338-2358