Archive for August, 2019

2020-2021 FVA Grants: Budget Subcategories

Each budget category in FVA grants consists of subcategories, in order to assist staff and grantee in managing and reporting expenses.

The budget categories and subcategories are listed below. Additional details of what costs are allowable within each subcategory are listed in the right column.

Only costs listed are allowable costs within FVA grants. An applicant/grantee must have the subcategory/cost listed in the approved budget to be claimed. An explanation of the cost must be included in the budget narrative, relating the ...

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Award Process For 2020-2021 FVA Grants

Texas Veterans Commission’s Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (TVC FVA, or just FVA) awards competitive, reimbursement-based grants in a multi-step process involving an eligibility screening by staff, recommendations on funding awards by the FVA Advisory Committee, and a final vote to award funds by the Texas Veterans Commissioners.

Here’s what you need to know about the award process while you prepare to submit your application.


Step 1: Applications Submitted

August 24, 2019 – October 25, 2019

First, complete your application in GovGrants, uploading all required ...

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8/7/2019: Known Issues with GovGrants

Grantee Alert: GovGrants is experiencing known issues for active grantees as of August 7, 2019. These include:

  1. Task for July Payment Reimbursement Request not appearing for some grantees;
  2. Wrong Signing Authority name and/or title populating in the Notice of Grant Award for some grantees;
  3. Grantee locked out of Final Closeout Report if user did not check the “Final” box before saving and submitting.

Staff has reported these issues to the software provider. Update expected soon.

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