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Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits for Services and
Financial Assistance to Veterans and their Families

Non-Profit Grant Program

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA)

Deadline Date:

08/12/22 4:00 PM - Emailed or Postmarked by date

Description:

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Grants of up to $25,000 to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations for services and financial assistance for veterans and their families. Applications are particularly welcomed from organizations that serve veterans in underserved geographic areas or assist underserved veteran populations.

T​he following criteria is evaluated as part of the grant application:

  • ​Organizational Experience Providing Services to Veterans ​
  • Understanding the Ability to Communicate the Needs of Veterans & their Dependents
  • Stated Purpose and Objectives for the grant funds, method, and timetable to expend the funds
  • Budget Clarity & Justification
  • Evaluation Plan for the project
  • Program Implementation Timeline
  • Outreach and Referral Plan to Identify and assist veterans or their dependents with services
  • Past Performance
  • Experience serving underserved populations and underserved geographic areas
  • Past working relationships with veteran service organizations 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 147451

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$250,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

The WDVA Non-Profit Grant provides up to $25,0​00 to each grantee.

Term of Contract:

Funds granted as a result of this request are to be expended from the effective date of awarding the grant through June 30, 2023,

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The WDVA Non-Profit Grant is awarded to registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations that provide financial assistance or other services to Wisconsin veterans and their families.

To qualify, non-profit organizations must be located in this state and registered and in good standing with the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions.

To be eligible, a nonprofit organization must meet all the following:
- Provide financial assistance or other services to veterans or to dependents of veterans.
- Is current on federal and state tax obligations
- Is a financially viable nonprofit organization. A nonprofit organization is financial viable if it can meet its financial obligations as they become due for the duration of the grant period.
- Is registered and in current good standing with the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (WDFI). WDVA will not be responsible for ensuring this information is accurate and up to date. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide the document showing they meet this requirement.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications for the WDVA Non-Profit Grant must have been submitted by Friday, August 12, 2022, at 4:00 p.m.​​

Grants sent via postal mail must be postmarked by the date indicated in the Public Notice Announcement.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

​Questions about the grant application process should be directed to WDVA Grants Unit via email at vetsbenefitsgrants@dva.wisconsin.gov.

Applications may be sent via email or U.S. mail to:
Grants Unit
Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs
PO Box 7843
Madison, WI 53707-7843
Email: vetsbenefitsgrants@dva.wisconsin.gov

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Wisconsin

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