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2023-24 Grant Applications Accepted

Organizations: Visit Apply Home for more on how to apply for a Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) grant.

Veterans, Veteran Families, and Surviving Spouses: Individuals are not eligible to apply for TVC organization grants. Click here to search for benefits and services funded by TVC grants instead.

 

Eligible Applicants

  • Organizations that are currently providing services under a renewed grant are not eligible for a second renewal, and must apply under the 2023-24 Request for Applications (RFA).
  • Units of local government.
  • IRS ...
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2023-24 Grant Cycle: TVC Grant Application Webinar

Pre-Register Now To Attend Online

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/592790024596878860

This FREE online event will cover 2023-24 TVC grant applications, including:

  • System access
  • Organization registration and profile
  • Moderator user role & functions
  • Creating and submitting an application
  • User guide
  • and more!

All organizations interested in 2023-24 Fund for Veterans’ Assistance grants should sign up for this webinar, including:

  • Organizations that have never applied for a TVC grant
  • Organizations that have previously applied but were not awarded a TVC grant
  • Organizations that were awarded or renewed for 2022-23
  • Organizations that were previously awarded or renewed

Staff responsible for applying ...

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Request for Applications: 2020-21 General Assistance Grant

Download this Request for Applications as a PDF

The Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (FVA or “Fund”) was created in the 79th Legislature, and codified in the Texas Government Code § 434.017, Fund for Veterans’ Assistance and the Texas Administrative Code § 460, Fund for Veterans’ Assistance Program.  The Fund is composed of money deposited under Government Code §§ 466.027 and 466.408 for proceeds from a Texas Lottery Commission Veterans’ Assistance game, Texas Transportation Code § 502.1746 for donations ...

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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) are listed here:

Standard 2019-2020 Grant Reporting Schedule

August 15, 2019

  • First Payment Reimbursement Request due

September 15, 2019

  • Second Payment Reimbursement Request due

October 15, 2019

  • Third Payment Reimbursement Request due
  • First Quarterly Progress Report due

November 15, 2019

  • Fourth Payment Reimbursement Request due

December 15, 2019

  • Fifth Payment Reimbursement Request due

January 15, 2020

  • Sixth Payment Reimbursement Request due
  • Second Quarterly Progress ...
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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 will learn about important updates to FVA’s procedures. New grantees will learn the nuts and bolts of how to submit the Payment Reimbursement Request report in GovGrants, and how to work with the PRR spreadsheet customized by your Grant Officer.

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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 of managing a grant funded by the Texas Veterans Commission.

Click here to register and view a recording of the Newly Awarded Grantee webinar. This training covers:

  • Working With Your Grant Officer
  • Know Your Contract
  • Reporting
  • Supporting Document Policy
  • GovGrants Walkthrough
  • Approval ...
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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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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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