A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Lowndes County, Mississippi. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Lowndes 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.
Columbus Chamber of Commerce Columbus MS 1102 Main Street 39701 662-328-4491
A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Lowndes 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 Lowndes County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Lowndes County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.
Columbus Housing Authority Columbus MS 914 4th Ave S 39701 662-328-4236
Mississippi State Housing Authority Columbus MS 677 Yorkville Road East 39702 662-329-8735
A Social Security Office is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration in Lowndes 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 Lowndes County Social Security programs. Service grants support beneficiaries return to work and access rehabilitation services. Local Lowndes County offices can help with grant applications. Social Security Offices provide more information about their government grants on their websites.
Columbus Social Security Office Columbus MS 3577 Bluecutt Road 39705 662-328-5112
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Lowndes County, Mississippi. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Lowndes 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. Lowndes County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Columbus Transportation Department Columbus MS 934 Mississippi 69 39702 662-328-4222
Lowndes County Road Department Columbus MS 2121 Yorkville Road East 39702 662-327-7785
Lowndes County Road Department Columbus MS Robinson Road 39701 662-328-0704
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Lowndes County, Mississippi. The federal VA, as well as local Lowndes County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Lowndes 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.
Disabled American Veterans Columbus MS 164 Harris Drive 39705 662-434-8370
Lowndes County Veterans Service Columbus MS 220 North 5th Street 39701 662-327-2005
Veterans of Foreign Wars 4272 Columbus MS 2850 7th Avenue North 39701 662-328-6645