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Assistance Available to Veterans from Local Organizations

Assistance ranging from financial to housing & more available to veterans from local organizations

The Texas Veterans Commission’s (TVC) Fund for Veterans Assistance (FVA) awards annual grants to non-profit organizations and local governments who provide a wide range of assistance to veterans and their families ranging from financial to transportation, legal services to family support services and home modification to rental and mortgage assistance. To find services available in your area, click on FVA. Continue Reading

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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 Policy
      4. Current Information
      5. Application Deadline
      6. Technical Difficulties ...
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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 third quarter grant period. Grantees not meeting benchmarks were notified of these compliance issues by hard copy letter in mid-February 2019.

Featured Photo Background Source: The U.S. Army, “Green Light, Go!” on Flickr. Creative Commons license, Attribution Required.

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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 third quarter grant period.

Grantees not meeting benchmarks were notified of these compliance issues by hard copy letter in mid-February 2019.

Featured Photo Background Source: The U.S. Army, “Green Light, Go!” on Flickr. Creative Commons license, Attribution Required.

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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 for January 1, 2019 – March 31, 2019 due in GovGrants. All GovGrants users in the organization can view this Pending Task under Tasks > My Tasks > Pending.
  • Amendments: Any grantee wishing to make changes to their current grant (scope, ...
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FVA Advisory Committee Recommendation Meeting Video Published

The FVA Advisory Committee met on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 to discuss and/or act on recommendations for awards in the 2019-2020 funding cycle. Committee members met in an open public meeting from Austin.

The video of that meeting have been posted here and on TVC’s YouTube channel.

Featured Photo Source: FVA Advisory Committee, All Rights Reserved.

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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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FVA Launches New Resources For Grantseekers

TVC’s Fund for Veterans’ Assistance is pleased to announce a new suite of digital resources for veterans service organizations on its website.

The new publication, FVA News, can be found on the Grants & Funding section page. Posts will be published several times a week on a variety of topics for the grantseeking community.

Readers can look forward to reports on results across all five FVA grant opportunity areas, best practices in FVA grant management, and the process of applying for ...

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FVA Advisory Committee Presentation Meeting Videos Published

Eligible grant applicants for the 2019-2020 funding cycle were given an opportunity to present their projects to the FVA Advisory Committee making award recommendations to the Texas Veterans Commissioners on February 19-20 in Austin in an open public meeting.

The videos of that meeting have been posted here and on TVC’s YouTube channel.

February 19, 2019 – Day 1

Presentations from General Assistance and Veteran County Service Officer grant applicants.

February 20, 2019 – Day ...

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