Fund for Veterans’ Assistance

Coordinating Funding to Support Veterans and their Families Across Texas

The Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (FVA) grant program awards reimbursement grants to eligible charitable organizations, local government agencies, and Veterans Service Organizations that provide direct services to Texas Veterans and their families. The FVA does not grant funds directly to Veterans. Veterans in need of assistance are asked to visit the Grants Awarded page to find organizations in their area for information on receiving assistance.

Contact FVA
  1-800-252-8387 (VETS)


Charles E. Catoe
Director, Fund for Veterans’ Assistance

General Contact Form

“Since 2009, the FVA has awarded over $90 million to organizations across Texas to help over 250,000 Veterans and their families.”

Apply for a Grant:

Grant Opportunities close on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 5:00pm CST.
GovGrants will not accept applications after 5:00pm CST.

GovGrants Guides

If an agency/organization does not have a current FVA grant they must register in order to apply for a FVA funding opportunity/grant.
The registration and application guides are available to assist with the grant application process.

Veterans Treatment Court

These grants assist Texas Veterans in obtaining services through Veterans Treatment Court programs. Please refer to the Request for Applications to review program guidelines for the Veterans Treatment Court grants.

General Assistance

These grants address the needs of Texas Veterans and their families. Such needs include, but are not limited to, the following: limited emergency assistance; family and child services; transportation services; legal services, excluding criminal defense; and employment, training, education, and job placement assistance.

Veterans Mental Health

These grants address the mental health needs of Veterans and their families. Projects should emphasize direct services to Veterans and their families and may include, but are not limited to: clinical counseling; peer delivered services; and non-clinical support services.

Housing for Texas Heroes

These grants assist Texas Veterans and their families in obtaining, maintaining, or improving housing. Projects include homeless Veterans support, Veteran homelessness prevention, home modification assistance, and housing assistance for families of Veterans being treated at Texas medical facilities.

Federal Transportation

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) established the Highly Rural Transportation Grant (HRTG) program to help address the lack of transportation resources Veterans face when trying to access medical care. The grant targets Veterans in highly rural counties where travel times are typically longer or arranging transportation to their VA medical appointments or VA-arranged, non-VA appointments may be difficult.


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