A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Houghton County, Michigan. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Houghton 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.
Calumet Michigan Chamber of Commerce Calumet MI 56638 Calumet Avenue 49913 906-337-4579
Hancock Michigan Chamber of Commerce Hancock MI 399 Quincy Street 49930 906-482-2720
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Houghton County, Michigan. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Houghton 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. Houghton County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Houghton County Road Commission� Hancock MI 20140 Gagnon Circle 49930 906-482-3460
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Houghton County, Michigan. The federal VA, as well as local Houghton County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Houghton 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 South Range MI 1 Baltic Avenue 49963 906-482-8477
Veterans of Foreign Wars Chassell MI 42103 Wilson Memorial Drive 49916 906-481-6200