A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Lauderdale County, Mississippi. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Lauderdale 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.
East Mississippi Business Development Corporation Meridian MS 1901 Front Street 39301 601-693-1306
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Lauderdale County, Mississippi. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Lauderdale 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. Lauderdale County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Lauderdale County Central Road Meridian MS 2715 6th Street 39301 601-482-9797
Lauderdale County Road Unit Meridian MS Mississippi 39 39301 601-485-9972
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Lauderdale County, Mississippi. The federal VA, as well as local Lauderdale County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Lauderdale 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.
Lauderdales Veterans Service Meridian MS 1827 23rd Avenue 39301 601-482-9811
Veterans of Foreign Wars Meridian MS 5614 Old Highway 80 West 39307 601-485-4042
A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Lauderdale 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 Lauderdale County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Lauderdale County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.
Meridian Housing Authority Meridian MS 2305 D Street 39301 601-693-2800
Mississippi State Housing Authority Meridian MS 2500 9th Street 39301 601-482-0922
A Social Security Office is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration in Lauderdale County, Mississippi. 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 Lauderdale County Social Security programs. Service grants support beneficiaries return to work and access rehabilitation services. Local Lauderdale County offices can help with grant applications. Social Security Offices provide more information about their government grants on their websites.
Meridian Social Security Office Meridian MS 4817 North Park Drive 39305 601-693-5010