General Assistance

Grants to organizations that address the needs of Texas veterans and their families. Funded services 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.

FVA does not grant funds directly to Veterans.

Veterans in need of assistance should visit the Grants Awarded page to find organizations in their area.

Who Can Apply?

  • Units of local government;
  • IRS Code 501(c)(19) posts or organizations of past or present members of the Armed Forces;
  • IRS Code 501(c)(3) private nonprofit organizations authorized to do business in Texas;
  • Texas chapters of IRS Code 501(c)(4) Veterans service organizations; or
  • Nonprofit organizations authorized to do business in Texas with experience providing services to Veterans.

2019-2020 Request For Applications Published

September 8, 2018

2019-2020 Application Deadline

November 16, 2018

2020-2021 Request For Applications Published

August/September 2019 (TBA)

2020-2021 Application Deadline

November 2019 (TBA)


2019 – 2020 General Assistance (CLOSED)

The application period for this grant is now closed.
Please visit the TVC GovGrants portal for information and to apply.

Application Forms / DocumentsDownload
General Assistance Request for Applications PDF
FVA Program Requirements – Terms and Conditions PDF