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A Warrior's Wish®

Grants to USA Injured Veterans, Service Members, and
their Families to Support their Long-Term Goals and Dreams

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Hope For The Warriors®

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Grants to USA veterans, service members, and the families of those who have sustained combat injuries and are considered severely wounded or injured. Funding will be provided to support the long-term goals of hopes of veterans, service members, and military families beyond recovery.

Whether it is adaptive equipment, tools for a hobby or business, or family bonding experiences, A Warrior’s Wish collaborates with the community to make Wishes come true for the country's warriors and their families.

For more than a decade, Hope For The Warriors has been dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family, and hope for veterans, service members, and military families. A Warrior’s Wish honors the goals and desires of severely wounded service members, veterans, and their families. Wishes fulfill a desire for a better quality of life or support a quest for life-gratifying endeavors for post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty.

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GrantWatch ID#: 165071

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

At this time, A Warrior’s Wish policy states that in order to meet the minimum eligibility requirements, one must have sustained combat injuries and be considered severely wounded as defined by the DoD’s definition which includes but is not limited to loss of limb, sight, and/or hearing, TBI, PTSD with co-occurring problems (disorders), spinal cord injury, or severe burns.

Other factors taken into consideration include the impact on the activities of daily living for the service member.

Common diagnoses include an amputation, shrapnel wounds, gunshot wounds, VA rating of 70%+ for PTSD with major depressive disorder, VA rating of 70%+ for TBI, etc.

Common causes of injury include wounds resulting from the following: IEDs, mortar attacks, firefights, psychological trauma, etc.

Pre-Application Information:

The following types of documentation will be requested:

- Proof of injury sustained in combat
- Monthly household budget
- Letter of recommendation from mental/medical health physician
- Personal essay
- Reputable estimate

Approximate Timeline for A Warrior’s Wish® 2018:

- July 2017: A Warrior’s Wish application will be sent out
- December 1, 2017: Deadline to submit application packet

Contact Information:

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

For more information about the program, or have questions about applying, please contact Chrystal Keilers at (832) 776-9379, or

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