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Changes to List of Approved Beneficiary Eligibility Documents for 2019-2020 Grants

As part of the grantee’s original application, organizations specify what forms and records will be accept as proof of the beneficiary’s veteran status. The Fund for Veterans’ Assistance requires that your selections be from the following list of service documents (also known as eligibility documentation):

Veterans

Dependents

Surviving Spouses

  • DD-214 (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard)*
    *Note: Form DD-214 is an official record of separation from the armed forces. DD-214s may look slightly different from the example provided, depending on the veteran’s era of service.
  • NGB-22 (National Guard)
  • NA Form 13038 (Certification of Military Service)
  • Uniform Services Identification Card
  • Department of Veterans Affairs Summary Letter with Character of Service listed
  • State of Texas Issued Drivers License with Veteran designation, or
  • Department of Veterans Affairs eBenefits Summary Letter with Character of Service listed
  • Certificate verifying Active Duty Status from Department of Defense Manpower Data Center (active duty only)
  • Uniform Services Identification Card,
  • Marriage Certificate,
  • Birth Certificate, or
  • Adoption Certificate

AND

  • (1) of the forms listed here for Veterans eligibility
  • Uniform Services Identification Card,
  • Marriage Certificate,
  • Death Certificate for the Veteran

AND

  • (1) of the forms listed here for Veterans eligibility

You are responsible for retaining proof of eligibility for at least three years after the year’s closeout report is submitted.

FVA staff recommends that you confirm the beneficiary’s eligibility before you provide services.

Source:

  • 2019-2020 Request for Applications: Section III, Paragraph C, “Eligibility of Beneficiaries.” All grants.

 

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