A Department of Education is a federal or state agency that provides leadership, develops policy, and awards funding for public schools in Rice County, Minnesota. 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 Rice County government grants issued by the Department of Education on its website.
Northfield Northfield MN 1400 Division Street South 55057 507-663-0629
A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Rice County, Minnesota. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Rice 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.
Faribault Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Faribault MN 530 Wilson Avenue Northwest 55021 507-334-4381
Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce Northfield MN 205 3rd Street West 55057 507-645-5604
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Rice County, Minnesota. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Rice 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. Rice County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Faribault Transportation Department - Maintenance Faribault MN 555 24th Street Northwest 55021 507-334-4495
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Rice County, Minnesota. The federal VA, as well as local Rice County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Rice 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 Faribault MN 422 1st Avenue Northwest 55021 507-334-6395
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4393 Northfield MN 516 Division Street South 55057 507-645-8546