A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Scott County, Mississippi. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Scott 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.
Forest Area Chamber-Commerce Forest MS 120 South Davis Street 39074 601-469-4332
Morton Chamber of Commerce Morton MS 120 East 1st Avenue 39117 601-732-6135
A Housing Authority provides low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing assistance for eligible individuals and families in Scott 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 Scott County supportive housing and services grants. Housing Authority grants can help fund Scott County low-income housing, local housing assistance programs, and provide grants for housing assistance such as Section 8.
Forest City Housing Authority Forest MS 518 North 4th Avenue 39074 601-469-1342
A Social Security Office is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration in Scott 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 Scott County Social Security programs. Service grants support beneficiaries return to work and access rehabilitation services. Local Scott County offices can help with grant applications. Social Security Offices provide more information about their government grants on their websites.
Forest Social Security Office Forest MS 558 Deerfield Drive 39074 601-469-1177
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Scott County, Mississippi. The federal VA, as well as local Scott County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Scott 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.
Scott County Veterans Office Forest MS 521 Airport Road 39074 601-469-4477