FVA Advisory Committee members will meet in Austin to discuss and vote on funding recommendations for the 2020-2021 grants cycle.
This meeting is open to the public, and a video of the proceedings will be posted to TVC’s YouTube account within two weeks of adjournment. Continue Reading
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 ...
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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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
- Supporting Document Policy
- GovGrants Walkthrough
- Approval ...
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.
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- Application Phase
- Application Timeline
- One Account
- Password Policy
- Current Information
- Application Deadline
- Technical Difficulties ...
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 ... Continue Reading
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.
This training covers:
- FVA Staff (1:29)
- Expectations (3:20)
- Introduction To Your New FVA Grant (5:26)
- Maintaining Your FVA Grant (10:15)
- Compliance (14:05)
- Communications (19:48)
- GovGrants (30:56)
- Next Trainings (42:02)
- Questions (42:49)
- Contact Information (1:00:40)
Click here to register and view a recording of the webinar. Click here ... Continue Reading
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 disability, or genetic information.
I. Grant Memorialized in Notice of Grant Award.
II. Order of Precedence.
III. Conflicting RFA Language.
V. Change of Principal Participants.
VI. ... Continue Reading
The Texas Veterans Commission today is pleased to announce the names of organizations awarded Veterans County Service Officer grants by Commissioners in the 2019-2020 funding cycle.
Awards to the following 3 organizations will cover the grant period July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020. More details on these awards will be released in June:
El Paso County
Harris County Community Services
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Q: A new worker is being hired to assist with our grant. Does it matter whether we classify them as an employee or a contractor in our paperwork?
A: Yes: this difference is important, because the documentation of time and effort must match the type of worker hired.
- Document time and effort (i.e. timesheets).
- Document pay to employee (i.e. pay stub).
- If payroll is processed by a third-party accounting service, you must also include proof of payment from your bank to the third party.
- If ...