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Grant In Aid (GIA) - Veterans

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12/01/21 11:59 PM


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Grants to Delaware nonprofit organizations to provide services to veterans. Funding is intended for applicants that offer unique programs that address unmet needs in communities throughout the state. Services to be provided include outreach, assessments, advice, and advocacy.

Grant-in-Aid is an appropriation made by the General Assembly to support the activities of non-profit organizations which provide services to the citizens of Delaware. 

Services that organizations may provide:

  • Outreach services to under/unrepresented veteran population groups in geographically diverse locations throughout Delaware to include: site visits, hospital visits, and in-home visits
  • Interview, assess, and advise veterans and their families in determining eligibility for Federal Title 38, United States Code benefits and entitlement
  • Prepare, present, and prosecute all claims before the Federal Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Assess and advise on Medicaid and Medicare eligibility requirements
  • Assess and advise on availability and eligibility requirements for Federal and State nursing home care
  • Provide resources and referrals for transportation to Veteran Medical Facilities and other facilities serving the veteran population
  • Act as a liaison and advocate between the veteran and family to include: dealing with bill disputes, hospital care, Veterans Life Insurance, burial awards, etc. 
  • Provide outreach and representation to homeless veterans

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 138457

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be considered for a GIA award, an agency must meet the following criteria:
• Be an incorporated non-profit (or under the umbrella of a parent organization which is also an incorporated non-profit) and operating for two years before applying for GIA;
• Have bylaws that clearly state the purpose of the agency and include a definition of duties of the Board of Directors;
• Have an active, community-represented, volunteer Board of Directors that sets policies, goals, and objectives and maintains minutes of regularly scheduled meetings and any special meetings;
• Have programs that are unduplicated by other state-supported agencies and satisfy unmet human needs of the community;
• Have personnel policies including job descriptions and classifications;
• Have competent executives, competent staffing, and reasonable facilities;
• Practice non-discrimination;
• Have accounting (budget) procedures;
• Have an audit completed within the past three years by a Certified Public Accountant or a Public Accountant;
• Use funds in accordance with the application;
• Demonstrate community support; and
• Request funds only for a program that does not receive full funding from other sources of revenue.

GIA funding cannot be used for:
• Providing child daycare;
• The purchase of capital equipment;
• The relocation, rehabilitation, renovation or purchase of buildings;
• The payment of any part of an elected official’s salary or benefits;
• A political campaign or for partisan political purposes;
• The hiring of lobbyists or other lobbying services; and
• Activities, programs, or services that benefit individuals that do not reside in Delaware

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for submission of applications is Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at 11:59 p.m.

Questions about My.Delaware account log-in should be directed to the Office of the Controller General. Please note this process may take several days and may not be feasible if the deadline for application submissions is approaching.

GIA recipients that receive $6,000 or less will receive their full award amount during the first quarter of the fiscal year (July). All other recipients will receive quarterly award payments in July, October, January, and April.

Contact Information:

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

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Organizations with specific questions about the application process are encouraged to contact the Office of the Controller General at (302) 744-4200, or by sending an email to

Please contact the analyst below with any questions you may have while completing your application.
Jason R. Smith:

For technical assistance, please call the Legislative Information Systems (LIS) Helpdesk at (302) 744-
4260, or by email at

Office of the Controller General
Delaware General Assembly
411 Legislative Avenue
Dover, Delaware 19901
(302) 744-4200

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