Purpose

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.

2020-2021 Request for Applications (RFA) Webinar

The 2020‐2021 Grant Application webinar covers basic information about the 2020-2021 General Assistance Grant Request for Applications. Staff highlighted changes from previous years’ RFAs and discuss the new web-based application process in the TVC GovGrants portal.

Veterans, need assistance?

FVA does not grant funds directly to individuals or families.

Visit Grants Awarded to find organizations helping veterans in your area.


Eligible Organizations

  • 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.

NOT Eligible To Apply

  • Individuals;
  • For-profit entities;
  • Units of federal or state government, including state agencies, colleges, and universities;
  • Organizations that have not fulfilled and maintained all legal requirements to operate in the state of Texas; and
  • Organizations that do not have current operations in Texas or a Texas-based chapter.

Please note: Applicant organizations with contracts or agreements with the Texas Veterans Commission may be ineligible for Fund for Veterans’ Assistance grant funding requested for Proposed Projects involving the same or similar services as those funded under the contract. Applicants are responsible for ensuring their submitted application discloses any such contract. The Proposed Project must be clearly and sufficiently differentiated in the application from any contracted services.

 

Timeline

Grant YearRequest for ApplicationsApplications Due

2020-2021

RFA Published Saturday, August 24, 2019

Includes: Program Requirements and Terms & Conditions

5 PM Austin Time
October 25, 2019
 

Apply

Applications will be accepted for General Assistance Grants in 2020-2021 via the TVC GovGrants portal.

Applications Accepted:  11:59PM CDT, August 24, 2019 – 5:00PM CDT, October 25, 2019
Grant Term: July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021