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2019 Grant Policies Published (Application & Award, and Expenditure Supporting Documents)

The Fund for Veterans’ Assistance staff has published Grant Application and Award Policies (“Policies”) and the Expenditure Supporting Document Policy (“SDP”) to support awarded grantees in the 2019-2020 grant year. The Tables of Contents for both documents are reproduced below.

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Grant Application and Award Policies (GA&AP)

  1. Application Phase
    1. Application Timeline
    2. GovGrants
      1. One Account
      2. Registration
      3. Password Policy
      4. Current Information
      5. Application Deadline
      6. Technical Difficulties ...
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Grant Application FAQ: Define a veteran

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 ...

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FVA Grant Program Requirements & Terms and Conditions

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.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS.

I.      Grant Memorialized in Notice of Grant Award.

II.      Order of Precedence.

III.       Conflicting RFA Language.

IV.       Notice

V.        Change of Principal Participants.

VI.    ...

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Grant Application FAQ: VCSO Funding



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The 2021-2022 Request for Application includes new, specific guidance for Veterans County Service Office grant applicants:

Veteran County Service Office Grants include all the service categories listed in the General Assistance Grant Program, Housing for Texas Heroes Grant Program, and Veterans Mental Health Grant Program. Veteran County Service Officers are ...

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Grant Management FAQ: Expectations for Grantees and Applicants

Q: What does the Fund for Veterans Assistance expect of me as an applicant or grantee? What is FVA’s responsibility to me?

A: FVA expects applicants and grantees will:

  • Know and follow the rules and regulations of the relevant RFA, and of the Texas Veterans Commission:
    • Request For Applications
    • Program Requirements and Terms & Conditions
      • 2018-2019 Grantees: Program Requirements and Terms & Conditions are located in the ...
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FVA Advisory Committee Recommendation Meeting Video Published

The FVA Advisory Committee met on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 to discuss and/or act on recommendations for awards in the 2019-2020 funding cycle. Committee members met in an open public meeting from Austin.

The video of that meeting have been posted here and on TVC’s YouTube channel.

Featured Photo Source: FVA Advisory Committee, All Rights Reserved.

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Applicant FAQ: One organization, several offices. Multiple grants?

Q: Our organization has several offices across several counties using the same EIN and DUNS. We have an active grant in city A. Now, the office in city B would like to start offering these services in a new area. Can we apply for a separate grant in the same category for the two separate offices?

A: No. All offices and locations of an organization that share the same EIN and DUNs must apply for grants as one unified organization (See ...

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FVA Advisory Committee Presentation Meeting Videos Published

Eligible grant applicants for the 2019-2020 funding cycle were given an opportunity to present their projects to the FVA Advisory Committee making award recommendations to the Texas Veterans Commissioners on February 19-20 in Austin in an open public meeting.

The videos of that meeting have been posted here and on TVC’s YouTube channel.

February 19, 2019 – Day 1

Presentations from General Assistance and Veteran County Service Officer grant applicants.

February 20, 2019 – Day 2

Presentations ...

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After The FVA Advisory Committee Presentation Meeting, What’s Next?

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.

So now that your organization has invested in applying for FVA funding, what happens at TVC once your application has been submitted, and when will you hear more about award decisions?

Here’s what you need ...

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