Douglas County Government Grants (Minnesota)

A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Douglas County, Minnesota. 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 Douglas County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Douglas County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.

Alexandria Housing Authority Alexandria MN 805 Fillmore Street 56308 320-762-1311

A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Douglas County, Minnesota. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Douglas 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.

Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Alexandria MN 206 Broadway Street 56308 320-763-3161

Osakis Information Center Osakis MN 11 West Main Street 56360 320-859-3777

A Social Security Office is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration in Douglas County, Minnesota. 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 Douglas County Social Security programs. Service grants support beneficiaries return to work and access rehabilitation services. Local Douglas County offices can help with grant applications. Social Security Offices provide more information about their government grants on their websites.

Alexandria Social Security Office Alexandria MN 1103 Broadway Street 56308 320-762-2454

A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Douglas County, Minnesota. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Douglas 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. Douglas County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.

US Transportation Department Alexandria Alexandria MN 3606 Iowa Street 56308 320-763-3711

A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Douglas County, Minnesota. The federal VA, as well as local Douglas County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Douglas 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 Alexandria MN 1102 3rd Avenue East 56308 320-763-9221

Veterans of Foreign Wars Osakis MN 701 8th Avenue East 56360 320-859-2117