A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Hancock County, Mississippi. 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 Hancock County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Hancock County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.
Bay St Louis Housing Authority Bay Saint Louis MS 601 Lucien Kidd Street 39520 228-467-4545
Waveland Housing Authority Waveland MS 510 Camille Circle, # B 39576 228-467-4247
A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Hancock County, Mississippi. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Hancock 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.
Hancock County Chamber of Commerce Bay Saint Louis MS 100 South Beach Boulevard 39520 228-467-9048
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Hancock County, Mississippi. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Hancock 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. Hancock County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Hancock County Road Department Kiln MS 18382 Mississippi 43 39556 228-255-3367
An EPA Office is a local branch of the federal Environmental Protection Agency, which enforces environmental protections to create a cleaner, healthier environment in Hancock County, Mississippi. The Hancock County EPA offers several government grants, including grants for environmental education programs designed to promote environmental awareness and community action grants to reduce toxic pollution in local environments. The EPA also administers environmental justice grants to organizations that work on local environmental and Hancock County health issues. The federal EPA and local EPA Offices provide more information on their websites.
US EPA Gulf of Mexico Program Office Kiln MS Dummy Line Road 39556 228-688-3726
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Hancock County, Mississippi. The federal VA, as well as local Hancock County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Hancock 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 Post 3253 Bay Saint Louis MS 208 Third Street 39520 228-466-5159
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4808 Bay Saint Louis MS 7316 Lower Bay Road 39520 228-467-3021