Purpose

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.

2019-2020 Request for Application (RFA) Webinar

The 2019‐2020 Grant Application webinar includes general information about the 2019-2020 Request for Application (RFA) and highlights changes from previous years’ RFAs (including the new web-based application process).

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

  1. Individuals;
  2. For-profit entities;
  3. Units of federal or state government, including state agencies, colleges, and universities;
  4. Organizations that have not fulfilled or maintained all legal requirements to operate in the state of Texas; and
  5. 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

2019-2020

RFA Published September 8, 2018

Includes: Program Requirements and Terms & Conditions

 

November 16, 2018

2020-2021

August/September 2019 (TBA)October/November 2019 (TBA)
 

Apply

The application window for 2019-2020 grants closed November 16, 2018. The application window for 2020-2021 grants will be announced soon.