Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) - Fund for Veterans' Assistance (FVA)
10/25/19 5:00 PM
Grants starting at $5,000 to Texas nonprofit organizations and government agencies to provide direct mental health services for military veterans and their families. Eligible programs may include peer-delivered services, clinical counseling, and non-clinical support services.
The Texas Veterans Commission is authorized to use funds appropriated to the FVA to administer the Fund and make reimbursement grants to address the needs of Veterans and their families. Projects funded under the Veterans Mental Health Grant program should emphasize direct services to veterans and their families and include the following service categories:
Clinical Counseling Services. Services that involve interaction with or supervision by licensed mental health professionals. Services may include, but are not limited to: clinical counseling, group sessions, Veteran family member counseling, Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS) services, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) services, co-occurring diagnosis counseling, or other types of counseling.
Please note: applicants will be responsible for providing documentation regarding the licensure of mental health professionals providing services through the Project.
Non-Clinical Support Services. Mental health services provided by a non-licensed mental health professional. Services may include, but are not limited to therapeutic equine, canine or other animal therapy, music, play or dance therapy, personal improvement workshops.
Peer-Delivered Services. Services based upon the premise that an individual with a “lived experience,” in this case military service, is uniquely able to contribute to the rehabilitation and recovery of those needing services. Services could include but are not limited to: operation of Peer Networking centers, support groups, information and referral services, information dissemination, outreach, advocacy, technical assistance, training, and direct services.
Priorities The Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) established the following priorities to provide guidance to the FVA Advisory Committee in developing funding recommendations and for the Commission in making grant awards. These priorities are:
The above priorities will be used in the funding recommendations made for this grant.
GrantWatch ID#: 164528
The number of awards will be dependent upon the FVA grant amounts awarded to Eligible Applicants.
Requested grant amounts must be one of the specific grant amounts listed:
All funding awarded under this grant must be expended within the Grant Funding Period of July 1,2020 to June 30, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://tvcportal.force.com/ApplicantLogin4?username=null
All questions pertaining to the RFA must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org with “2020-21 Veterans Mental Health Question” in the subject line of the email. Responses will be posted on the TVC GovGrants portal FAQs tab.
Texas Veterans Commission
P.O. Box 12277