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FY2020 Veterans Recognition Fund Grant

Grants to Idaho Organizations, Agencies,
and Individuals to Benefit Military Veterans

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Idaho Division of Veterans Services

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Grants to Idaho individuals, government agencies, and organizations to benefit veterans residing within the state. Priority is given to programs that benefit disabled veterans, as well as programs that impact the greatest number of veterans, and for which other sources of funding are not available.

The Veterans Recognition Fund was established by Idaho Statute, Section 65-702, Idaho Code, to fund programs that support the service of Idaho veterans of the armed forces of the United States. The Division's policy is to fund programs operated both within and outside state and local government, which solely benefits veterans in Idaho.

Any purpose meeting the objective of supporting veterans of the armed forces of the United States and not explicitly excluded is eligible for consideration to receive a grant under the Program.

Eligible activities and costs include:

-Programs to inform veterans and the public of services and programs for veterans, including programs offered by the Division.
-Programs that may fill gaps in services.
-Programs providing career training to veterans, including programs providing educational scholarships.
-Programs providing training to individuals and organizations supporting veterans, including employees of public and private organizations assisting veterans  with healthcare, education, and assistance in obtaining public benefits.
-The acquisition of equipment supporting the health, rehabilitation, or recreational activities of veterans.
-Programs providing social, health, rehabilitation, or recreational activities or care to veterans.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177262

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Individuals, organizations, and governmental entities, including bureaus of the Division, may submit applications for funding from the Program.

All grant recipients shall comply with applicable law in the conduct of programs supported by a Program grant. Public entities and employees receiving or administering grant funds shall comply with the ethics, personnel, bidding, and accounting requirements generally applicable to the entity or individual. Unless specifically provided in the grant, no official or officer of a grant recipient, individual grant recipient, or family member of an official or officer of a grant recipient or family member of an individual grant recipient shall personally profit financially from a Program grant.

Grants shall not be used for political, lobbying, religious, or illegal activities.

Ineligible activities include:
-Advocacy on behalf of individual applicants for public benefits.
-The provision of educational information to public officials concerning the needs of veterans that does not advocate for or support specific legislative proposals.

Veterans Recognition Fund grants are not provided to support the basic needs of individual veterans or their families. The Division will refer applicants for grants to support the needs of individuals to the Veterans Services Emergency Relief Program.

Pre-Application Information:

Conditions and requirements may include:
-The provision of matching funds from the grant recipient.
-The issuance of grant funds on a cost reimbursement basis.

The Idaho Division of Veterans Services will be accepting applications for the FY2020 Veterans Recognition Fund Grant Allocation until May 1, 2018.

Contact Information:

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

Idaho Division of Veterans Services
351 Collins Road
Boise, Idaho 83702

P: 208-780-1300
F: 208-780-1301

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USA: Idaho