A Chamber of Commerce promotes economic development and business activity, either at the federal, state, or local level in Platte County, Nebraska. The U.S. Department of Commerce provides government grants to Platte 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 Area Chamber Commerce/Columbus Convention & Visitors Bureau Columbus NE 753 33rd Avenue 68601 402-564-2769
A Department of Labor operates at the state or federal level to develop employment opportunities, improve workforce competitiveness, and promote safe working conditions in Platte County, Nebraska. The federal Department of Labor offers multiple government grant programs, including job training grants, public employment grants, and unemployment grants. They also offer non-profit grants, health and safety grants, and veteran employment grants. State Departments of Labor may also provide Platte County grant programs. More information about government grants is available on the Platte County Department of Labor website.
Columbus Nebraska Department Of Labor Columbus NE 3100 23rd Street, 22 68601 402-564-7160
A Department of Transportation is a state or federal agency that plans and develops transportation systems and infrastructure in Platte County, Nebraska. The federal Department of Transportation offers several Platte 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. Platte County government grant information is available on the Department of Transportation website.
Columbus Roads Department Construction Columbus NE 3303 12th Street 68601 402-564-5751
A Veterans Affairs Department provides services to veterans, including veterans from the Armed Forces and Reserves in Platte County, Nebraska. The federal VA, as well as local Platte County branches, provide government grants for veterans in rural areas, homeless providers grants, community agency grants, and nurse retention grants. The Platte 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 Columbus NE 2720 23rd Street 68601 402-563-3704