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Veterans Treatment Courts receive with $250K in grants to get veterans back on track

The Fund for Veterans Assistance (FVA) awarded Veteran Treatment Courts in 17 counties a combined total of $250,000 for FY 19-20. These grants assist the courts with their mission of getting justice involved veterans back as positive members into their communities.

FVA grantee Galveston County Veterans Treatment Court tells how these courts benefit their veterans; watch Galveston’s video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jVVrzV9lCQ

Since 2010, $11 million in FVA grants have been awarded to Veteran Treatment Courts across Texas.

The program is designed to provide ...

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Fund for Veterans’ Assistance Hears From Over 100 Grant Applicants

The Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (FVA) Advisory Committee met in January 2020 to hear grant funding proposals from more than 100 organizations. As part of their proposal, each organization described the services they provide to veterans and how many veterans they hope to serve. Eligible applicants are comprised of non-profits or government agencies. Approximately $28.3 million is expected to be available to fund 2020-2021 grants.

Grant applications for 2020-2021 funding were due on October 25, 2019, and are to be awarded ...

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Recent Webinars Posted for Grantees, VCSOs, Applicants

Webinars for Grantees

Webinar for VCSOs

Webinar for Applicants

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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 accepted 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 ...
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Request for Applications: 2020-21 Veterans Treatment Court Grant

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The Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (FVA or “Fund”) was created in the 79th Legislature, and codified in the Texas Government Code § 434.017, Fund for Veterans’ Assistance and the Texas Administrative Code § 460, Fund for Veterans’ Assistance Program.  The 83rd Legislature established the Veterans Treatment Court (then called Veterans Court) as defined in Title 2. Subtitle K. Chapter 124 of the Texas Government Code.  During the 84th Legislature, the ...

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Request for Applications: 2020-21 Veterans Mental Health Grant

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The Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (FVA or “Fund”) was created in the 79th Legislature, and codified in the Texas Government Code § 434.017, Fund for Veterans’ Assistance and the Texas Administrative Code § 460, Fund for Veterans Assistance Program.  The Fund is composed of money deposited under Government Code §§ 466.027 and 466.408 for proceeds from a Texas Lottery Commission Veterans’ Assistance game, Texas Transportation Code § 502.1746 for donations ...

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Request for Applications: 2020-21 Housing for Texas Heroes Grant

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The Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (FVA or “Fund”) was created in the 79th Legislature, and codified in the Texas Government Code § 434.017, Fund for Veterans’ Assistance and the Texas Administrative Code § 460, Fund for Veterans’ Assistance Program. The Housing for Texas Heroes (H4TXH) grant program was established in 2011 during the 82nd Legislative Session.  During the Regular Session of the 85th Legislature, the TVC was appropriated General Revenue ...

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Request for Applications: 2020-21 General Assistance Grant

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The Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (FVA or “Fund”) was created in the 79th Legislature, and codified in the Texas Government Code § 434.017, Fund for Veterans’ Assistance and the Texas Administrative Code § 460, Fund for Veterans’ Assistance Program.  The Fund is composed of money deposited under Government Code §§ 466.027 and 466.408 for proceeds from a Texas Lottery Commission Veterans’ Assistance game, Texas Transportation Code § 502.1746 for donations ...

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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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