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Award Process For 2020-2021 FVA Grants

Texas Veterans Commission’s Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (TVC FVA, or just FVA) awards competitive, reimbursement-based grants in a multi-step process involving an eligibility screening by staff, recommendations on funding awards by the FVA Advisory Committee, and a final vote to award funds by the Texas Veterans Commissioners.

Here’s what you need to know about the award process while you prepare to submit your application.

 

Step 1: Applications Submitted

August 24, 2019 – October 25, 2019

First, complete your application in GovGrants, uploading all required ...

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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 of Contents for both documents are reproduced below.

Click on the name of the document you wish to view below, and the PDF will open in a new browser window.

 

Grant Application and Award Policies (GA&AP)

  1. Application Phase
    1. Application Timeline
    2. GovGrants
      1. One Account
      2. Registration
      3. Password ...
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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 definitions of surviving spouse and disabled veteran because these terms are set by our governing statutes. But some organizations have a specific population or experience in mind when designing their grant programs, so FVA asks applicants for their own definition of a veteran ...

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Grant Application FAQ: VCSO Funding

All Requests for Application (RFAs) published by the Fund for Veterans Assistance since 2017 include a definition of VCSO Funding:

VCSO Funding. SB 1679 (85th Legislature) created a 5% set-aside for VCSO applications for FVA grants.  This funding is available for General Assistance, Housing for Texas Heroes, and Veterans Mental Health grant applications with the Veteran County Service Officer listed as the Project Coordinator.

Source:

  • 2018-2019 Request ...
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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 Veterans Commission:
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GovGrants FAQ: How To Edit Your Profile

Is your GovGrants profile up to date? The Fund for Veterans Assistance expects applicant and grantee organizations will keep their contact information current in the GovGrants grant management software.

But keeping your contact information current is more than just an administrative detail. All official notices for grantees and applicants, including Request For Application announcements, are sent to the contact emails listed in GovGrants. For example:

  • Applicants:
    • Grant applicants received invitations to the FVA Advisory Committee Presentations meeting at the primary signing authority email address ...
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Applicant FAQ: One organization, several offices. Multiple grants?

Q: Our organization has several offices across several counties using the same EIN and DUNS. We have an active grant in city A. Now, the office in city B would like to start offering these services in a new area. Can we apply for a separate grant in the same category for the two separate offices?

A: No. All offices and locations of an organization that share the same EIN and DUNs must apply for grants as one unified organization (See ...

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After The FVA Advisory Committee Presentation Meeting, What’s Next?

Texas Veterans Commission’s Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (TVC FVA, or just FVA) awards competitive, reimbursement-based grants in a multi-step process involving an eligibility screening by staff, recommendations on funding awards by the FVA Advisory Committee, and a final vote to award funds by the Texas Veterans Commissioners.

So now that your organization has invested in applying for FVA funding, what happens at TVC once your application has been submitted, and when will you hear more about award decisions?

Here’s what you need ...

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