As part of the Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (FVA) application process, you will have to define a veteran. This exercise is a practical one, rather than philosophical.
Requests for Application from the Fund for Veterans’ Assistance all include definitions of surviving spouse and disabled veteran because these terms are set by our governing statutes. But some organizations have a specific population or experience in mind when designing their grant programs, so FVA asks applicants for their own definition of a veteran ... Continue Reading
FVA Staff has prepared a guide to help you complete contract negotiations in the GovGrants portal.
Negotiations are required to ensure the costs and services in your application are allowable, and to make any minor changes to the approved project that you have considered since the submission of the application.
The Grant Officer with FVA will Send Request for Negotiation to the grantee. Once initiated, the applicant will be ... Continue Reading
Awards for the 2019-2020 grant year are about to begin. Do you know how to work with the Fund for Veterans’ Assistance? FVA staff conducted an Awarded Grantee webinar on Thursday, June 6th to introduce 2019-2020 grantees to their FVA grant awards.
This training covers:
- FVA Staff (1:29)
- Expectations (3:20)
- Introduction To Your New FVA Grant (5:26)
- Maintaining Your FVA Grant (10:15)
- Compliance (14:05)
- Communications (19:48)
- GovGrants (30:56)
- Next Trainings (42:02)
- Questions (42:49)
- Contact Information (1:00:40)
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Revised May 23, 2019
The Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) is firmly committed to the principal of fair and equal employment opportunities and the provision of services without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, or genetic information.
I. Grant Memorialized in Notice of Grant Award.
II. Order of Precedence.
III. Conflicting RFA Language.
V. Change of Principal Participants.
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- All Grantees: Monthly reimbursement request due in GovGrants
- Grantees not meeting benchmarks*: Monthly progress report due in GovGrants
*All grantees are expected to spend 70% of their award funds and serve 70% of their veterans by the end of the third quarter grant period. Grantees not meeting benchmarks were notified of these compliance issues by hard copy letter in mid-February 2019.
Featured Photo Background Source: The U.S. Army, “Green Light, Go!” on Flickr. ... Continue Reading
All Requests for Application (RFAs) from the Fund for Veterans Assistance include a definition of VCSO Funding:
VCSO Funding. SB 1679 (85th Legislature) created a 5% set-aside for VCSO applications for FVA grants. This funding is available for General Assistance, Housing for Texas Heroes, and Veterans Mental Health grant applications with the Veteran County Service Officer listed as the Project Coordinator.
- 2018-2019 Request for Applications: Section ...
Combat veteran M.T. Webb was encountering difficulty securing a job and the lack of employment was affecting his mental well being. That’s when the COIN (Combatants Overcoming Income Needs) Project helped Webb get back on his feet.
“Vets like me who have college degrees, but can’t secure work—we need that essential financial link that can get us over the hill until we can get on our feet again,” said Webb, a U.S. Army Medical Core/ U.S. Navy veteran of the Persian ... Continue Reading
The Texas Veterans Commission today is pleased to announce the names of organizations awarded Veterans County Service Officer grants by Commissioners in the 2019-2020 funding cycle.
Awards to the following 3 organizations will cover the grant period July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020. More details on these awards will be released in June:
El Paso County
Harris County Community Services
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The Texas Veterans Commission today is pleased to announce the names of organizations awarded Veterans Treatment Court grants by Commissioners in the 2019-2020 funding cycle.
Awards to the following 17 organizations will cover the grant period July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020. More details on these awards will be released in June:
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Bexar County Felony VTC
Bexar County Misdemeanor VTC
Brazoria County Veterans Court Program
City of Dallas
Dallas County Community Supervision ...
The Texas Veterans Commission today is pleased to announce the names of organizations awarded Veterans Mental Health grants by Commissioners in the 2019-2020 funding cycle.
Awards to the following 26 organizations will cover the grant period July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020. More details on these awards will be released in June:
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Armstrong Community Music School
Baylor Scott & White Research Institute
Bexar County Commissioners Court
Caritas of Austin
Center Point Inc.