A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Watonwan County, Minnesota. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Watonwan 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.
Chamber of Commerce Madelia MN 127 West Main Street 56062 507-642-8822
Chamber of Commerce St. James MN 516 1st Avenue South 56081 507-375-3333
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Watonwan County, Minnesota. The federal VA, as well as local Watonwan County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Watonwan 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 Madelia MN 34 1st Street Northwest 56062 507-642-3565
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1914 St. James MN 4 7th Street South 56081 507-375-5992