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Capacity Building Grant

Grants to USA Nonprofits to
Address the Needs of Veterans

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF)

LOI Date:

02/07/20

Deadline Date:

03/20/20

Description:

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Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to address the needs of veterans. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to submitting a full application. Funding may be used to support programs that provide physical and mental recovery services to veterans and veterans with disabilities. Examples of eligible projects include art therapy, recreational therapy, equine therapy, service dogs, and yoga.

The Disabled Veterans National Foundation exists to provide critically needed support to disabled and at-risk veterans who leave the military wounded—physically or psychologically.

The Disabled Veterans National Foundation’s Capacity Building Grant program provides grants to like-minded organizations who provide support to veterans and disabled veterans alike. The Capacity Building Grants provide support to the nation’s veterans. These grants are awarded to organizations around the country who are addressing the mental and physical recovery of veterans. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 151157

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum amount an organization can apply for is $25,000. The amount of financial assistance provided to a veteran’s service provider shall be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Veteran Service Provider means: an authorized agency that has obtained 501(c)3 or
501(c)4 status from the IRS. This organization must provide direct physical or mental
health services to veterans.

Applicants should submit grants that are solely benefiting veterans and/or veteran-specific programs. Grant requests for overhead costs, salaries, and/or general support only, are not eligible under this program.

If you are a grantee who is currently within a grant cycle, you cannot apply for additional funding until your grant cycle has ended and your submitted final report has been approved.

Pre-Application Information:

2020 Spring Session Timeline:
- LOI opens January 20th
- LOI Closes February 7th
- App Opens February 14th
- Site Visits begin February 14th
- App Closes Mar 20th
- Prepare Board Material by April 3rd
- Board Meeting Date April 10th
- Approval Denial Notification April 30th
- Agreement/Payments May 15th – Session Closes

Instructions on how to apply will appear on the URL for Full Text below by 20th of January 2020.

Procedures:
All organizations must complete an Organization intake form, a Grant Cover Sheet and a Letter of Intent in the online application site. If the application is promoted to round 2, a Veteran’s Organization Financial Assistance Application will become available in the organizations’ document folder in the application site. The complete application must be submitted by the deadline.

Contact Information:

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

Organization Intake Form: https://ctk.apricot.info/auth/autologin/org_id/699/hash/e9c4b54b4fcfa5e8856cba7089488fe4ec5182b5

For additional information or questions regarding DVNF grants, email grants@dvnf.org.

Disabled Veterans National Foundation
4601 Forbes Blvd. – Suite #130
Lanham, MD 20706
Email: info@dvnf.org
Phone: (202) 737-0522

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USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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