Recent Webinars Posted for Grantees, VCSOs, Applicants
Webinars for Grantees Acknowledging & Promoting Your Grant: Watch the video. Download slides. Renewal Option for 2019-2020 GA & VTC *Required for current GA & VTC grantees*: Watch the 9/19 video. Watch the 9/20 video. Download slides. Webinar...
Changes to List of Approved Beneficiary Eligibility Documents for 2019-2020 Grants
As part of the grantee’s original application, organizations specify what forms and records will be accept as proof of the beneficiary’s veteran status. The Fund for Veterans’ Assistance requires that your selections be from the following lis...
2020-2021 FVA Grants: Budget Subcategories
Each budget category in FVA grants consists of subcategories, in order to assist staff and grantee in managing and reporting expenses. The budget categories and subcategories are listed below. Additional details of what costs are allowable within each subc...
Grant Management FAQ: 2019-2020 Reporting Schedule
As a condition of FVA funding, Grantee organizations are required to provide information regarding grant performance along with expense documentation on a regular schedule. The dates for these reports (either due from Grantee, or initiated by Grant Officer...
Webinar: Payment Reimbursement Request (PRR) Webinar
Fund for Veterans’ Assistance staff has prepared a webinar to train grantees on how to report data back to TVC in your organization’s monthly Payment Reimbursement Request. With FVA’s transition to the GovGrants system, returning grantees...
Webinar: 2019-20 Newly Awarded Grantee Training & GovGrants Walkthrough
New Fund for Veterans’ Assistance grantees across the Lone Star State geared up to start their awarded projects with staff’s July 11th tutorial. This training provides more basic information about working with the FVA staff, and the mechanics o...
Grant Management FAQ: Approved Budget
All Requests for Application (RFAs) from the Fund for Veterans Assistance include a definition of approved budget: Approved Budget. The budget included in a grant application that corresponds with the amount awarded by the Commission. Explanation Because s...
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...
Meet The Fund for Veterans’ Assistance Staff
Management James (Jim) Bracken, Director James (Jim) Bracken is the Director of the Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (FVA) Department. He retired from the US Marine Corps in 2013, and serves the veteran community through the Military Order of the Purple Hea...
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 definiti...
Guide: Grant Contract Negotiation in GovGrants
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...
Webinar: 2019-20 Awarded Grantee Training
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. Th...
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 disabilit...
June 2019 Deadlines For FVA Grantees
June 15 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...
May 2019 Deadlines For FVA Grantees
May 15 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...
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 Veter...
Grant Management FAQ: What is a reimbursement grant?
All Requests for Application (RFAs) from the Fund for Veterans Assistance include a definition of reimbursement grant: Reimbursement Grant. The Grantee is required to finance its operations with its own working capital. Grant payments will be made to rei...
April 2019 FVA Deadlines For Grantees
April 15 All Grantees: Reimbursement requests for the month ending March 31, 2019 are due in GovGrants. All GovGrants users in the organization can view this Pending Task under Tasks > My Tasks > Pending. All Grantees: Quarterly progress reports fo...
2018-2019 Housing 4 Texas Heroes Grant Request For Applications
Featured Photo Source: U.S. Army Europe, “Orientating the Map” on Flickr. Public Domain. Published: August 21, 2017 Application Deadline: November 2, 2017, 5:00 PM The Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) is firmly committed to the principal of fair an...
2018-2019 General Assistance Grant Request For Applications
Published: August 21, 2017 Application Deadline: November 2, 2017, 5:00 PM 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,...
FVA Grant Program Requirements & Terms and Conditions
2019-2020 General Assistance Grant Request For Applications
2019-2020 Housing For Texas Heroes Grant Request For Applications
2019-2020 Veterans Mental Health Grant Request For Applications
2019-2020 Veterans Treatment Courts Grant Request For Applications
2019-2020 Grants: Webinar TrainingWebinars for the 2020-2021 grant cycle are available on Apply Home.
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|2019-2020 Request For Applications|
General information about the 2019-2020 RFA for GA, HTX, VMH, VTC, and VCSO grant programs. Highlights changes from previous RFA, including the new GovGrants web-based application process.
|2019-2020 Awarded Grantee Training|
General information about the 2019-2020 awards funded by Commissioners. Highlights basic information about how to manage the grant, request reimbursement payments, work with Compliance, promote your good work, and work within the new GovGrants portal.
|GovGrants Walkthrough & Approvals Process|
Step-by-step instructions on where to click in GovGrants for the first reports grantee organizations submit. Includes Advance Payment requests, Payment Reimbursement Requests, and Progress Reports.
|2019-2020 Newly Awarded Grantee Training|
Introduction to managing your a new grant with the Fund. For brand new grantees who have never been awarded by TVC, and organizations with more than three years since last award.
|Payment Reimbursement Requests (PRR) Training|
Learn how to submit Payment Reimbursement Requests with the correct supporting documentation.
|Acknowledging & Promoting Your Grant|
Practical tips for fulfilling the acknowledgment requirements in 2019-2020 FVA grants, and best practices on working with the public and media to promote your program.
|TVC’s Renewal Option on General Assistance & Veterans Treatment Court Grants|
Required for all 2019-2020 General Assistance and Veterans Treatment Court grantees.
March 2020 (Replay/Refresher)
Promoting Your Grant
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Awarded Applicant must include, the following information on the Awarded Applicant website and on all Grant Project-related materials, brochures, flyers, and forms:
- Texas Veterans Commission website URL (https://TVC.Texas.gov);
- Fund for Veterans’ Assistance logo;
- The following statement:
This program is supported by a grant from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance. The Fund for Veterans’ Assistance provides grants to organizations serving veterans and their families.
Awardees/Grantees must mention TVC in all TV and radio announcements and interviews dealing with FVA grant projects.
If requested by the Agency, the Grantee will provide information regarding grant performance, success stories, and other information that can be used by the Agency to publicize the grant program and the Fund for Veterans’ Assistance. At the request of the Agency, Grantee will also provide media, including but not limited to photographs, logos, and social media participation.