A Department of Education is a federal or state agency that provides leadership, develops policy, and awards funding for public schools in Washington 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 Washington County government grants issued by the Department of Education on its website.
Calais Alexander Department of Education Calais ME 32 Blue Devil Hl 04619 207-454-7561
Cherryfield Department of Education Cherryfield ME 12 Municipal Way 04622 207-546-7770
Cutler Department of Education Machias ME 291 Court Street 04654 207-255-6585
MacHias Department of Education Machias ME 12 Main Street 04654 207-255-4381
A Department of Justice operates at the federal or state level to enforce the law and ensure public safety in Washington County, Maine. The U.S. Department of Justice offers several Washington County government grants, including federal assistance to scholars and experts, law enforcement grants, and violence against women grants, which protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. State Departments of Justice may also provide grants for Washington County law enforcement and legal assistant programs. Departments of Justice provide information on their government grant programs on their websites.
Calais Maine Department of Justice Calais ME 1 Main Street 04619 207-454-2546
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Washington County, Maine. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Washington 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. Washington County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Cherryfield Transportation Department Cherryfield ME 182 Blacks Woods Road 04622 207-546-7474
Pembroke Transportation Department Pembroke ME 58 Old County Road 04666 207-726-5585
Topsfield Transportation Department Topsfield ME 35 South Road 04490 207-796-5543
A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Washington County, Maine. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Washington 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.
Eastport Area Chamber of Commerce Eastport ME 141 Water Street 04631 207-853-4644
Machias Bay Chamber of Commerce Machias ME 11 Main Street 04654 207-255-4402
St. Croix Valley Chamber of Commerce Calais ME 39 Union Street 04619 207-454-2308
A Department of Labor operates at the state or federal level to develop employment opportunities, improve workforce competitiveness, and promote safe working conditions in Washington 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 Washington County grant programs. More information about government grants is available on the Washington County Department of Labor website.
Machias Maine Department of Labor Machias ME 15 Prescott Drive 04654 207-255-1900
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Washington County, Maine. The federal VA, as well as local Washington County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Washington 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 Services Machias ME 7 Court Street, 2 04654 207-255-3306
US Veterans Affairs Department Calais Calais ME 1 Palmer Lane 04619 207-454-7849