A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Douglas County, Missouri. 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.
Ava Area Chamber of Commerce Ava MO 810 Southwest 13th Avenue 65608 417-683-4594
A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Douglas County, Missouri. 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.
Ava City Housing Authority Ava MO NE 11th Ave 65608 417-683-3358
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Douglas County, Missouri. 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 Ava MO 400 West Washington Avenue 65608 417-683-6741