A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Mower County, Minnesota. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Mower 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.
Austin Chamber of Commerce Austin MN 329 Main Street North 55912 507-437-4561
Greater Austin Chamber-Commerce Lyle MN 122 1st Street 55953 775-964-2200
A Social Security Office is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration in Mower 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 Mower County Social Security programs. Service grants support beneficiaries return to work and access rehabilitation services. Local Mower County offices can help with grant applications. Social Security Offices provide more information about their government grants on their websites.
Austin Social Security Office Austin MN 404 2nd Street Southeast 55912 507-433-1838
A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Mower 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 Mower County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Mower County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.
Mower County Housing Authority Austin MN 59039 220 Street 55912 507-434-5556
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Mower County, Minnesota. The federal VA, as well as local Mower County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Mower 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 Austin MN 300 4th Avenue Northeast 55912 507-433-6039