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Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance

Grants to Benefit Veterans and Their Families

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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The Texas Veterans Commission (TVC)

Deadline Date:

02/07/12 Applications must be received by 5:00 PM.

Description:

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Applications are now being accepted from non-profit organizations and local government agencies for programs and projects that provide services to veterans. The funding is provided to ensure that the needs of both veterans and their families are met, as well as to enhance existing programs that focus on veterans' representation and counseling.

Eligibility is open, but not limited to, the following activities:

o Counseling – peer, individual/group sessions, veteran family member counseling, PTSD/TBI, equine, co-occurring and other types of counseling
o Employment – job skills, training, job search and other employment services
o Family Services – youth programs, family programs, reintegration/deployment readiness programs
o Financial Assistance – emergency financial assistance, short-term rental assistance, utility pay assistance, food, transportation assistance, and child care
o Homeless/Housing – homeless support programs, shelter, transitional living/temporary housing, at-risk homelessness prevention, rapid re-housing
o Legal – Veterans Courts, legal clinics, legal aid and other legal services excluding criminal defense
o Referral – information and referral programs
o Supportive Services – medical assistance, elder care, food delivery programs, case management, financial counseling and other supportive services
o Transportation – transportation assistance, transportation program

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 127286

Estimated Size of Grant:

$10,000-$1,000,000

Term of Contract:

Grant activities must take place between July 1, 2012- June 30, 2013.

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations eligible to submit an application are:
• Units of local government;
• IRS Code 501(c)(19) Posts or Organizations of Past or Present Members of the Armed Forces;
• IRS Code 501(c)(3) private non-profit organizations authorized to do business in Texas;
• Texas chapters of IRS Code 501(c)(4) veterans service organizations;
• Non-profit organizations authorized to do business in Texas with experience in providing services to veterans.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Applications should be mailed to the following addresses:
US Postal Service:
Texas Veterans Commission
Fund for Veterans’ Assistance
Post Office Box 12277
Austin, Texas 78711-2277

Hand or courier delivery:
Texas Veterans Commission
Fund for Veterans’ Assistance
1701 North Congress, Suite 9-100
Austin, Texas 78701

Questions?
Phone: (512) 463-1157
E-mail: grants@tvc.state.tx.us

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Texas